Chief Fire Officers’ Association’s proposals to develop a coherent and comprehensive set of professional standards, building on the work of the National Operational Guidance Programme were approved by the then Home Secretary in her ‘reform’ speech of 24 May 2016. 

Work on the Professional Standards Body (PSB) has taken place since and updates on progress is available from the briefing notes produced by the PSB below.

Briefing notes

PSB Project Brief No 1 – June 2017

PSB Project Brief No 2 – September 2017

PSB Project Brief No 3 -December 2017


PSB Project – Frequently Asked Questions