CFOA members provide the professional expertise and leadership which collectively influences the national agenda. By its very nature, CFOA's work involves exposure to political influences which provide invaluable personal development opportunities for the current and future leaders of our service.

 As a CFOA Individual Member you will:

  • Be part of the only professional network for senior managers within the UK FRS
  • Secure your personal connection to the professional network of the UK FRS to engage in topical debate and discussion through attendance at member conferences, seminars and regional meetings
  • Have the opportunity to lead, influence and shape change in your profession, as only CFOA indidual members are entitled to vote at the AGM and are eligible to stand for election to national office
  • Have access to invaluable leadership opportunities which will support your career progression. 
  • Receive regular updates on strategic, technical and topical developments
  • Have access to online communities where you can connect with your peers to exchange ideas, theories and opinion 

Professional Partnership

Being a Professional Partner connects you and your service with the right people to provide practical solutions to collective problems. Anyone from an FRS can access networks, information and support as well as being able to engage with opportunities for personal and professional development through our working groups, committees and events.

What’s included in your Professional Partnership Package:

  • Access to intelligence, guidance and publications produced by NFCC under the supervision of the best subject matter experts in the country.
  • A seat for your service at FRS Council
  • Constant access to a network of professionals and peer support via the online communications system
  • Regular briefings from each committee providing updates on the progress of work and key information points to assist staff in work providing a national view
  • Access to a suite of safety campaign week toolkits to assist in the local delivery of national campaigns
  • A range of resources that can be adapted to suit your service needs, reducing the need for duplication amongst services
  • Opportunities for collective and personal development through participation in working groups and attendance at NFCC Events
  • Safety critical information through the Ops Bulletin system
  • Current and archived Circulars for reference
  • Access to and the ability to upload to the Enforcement Register, Prosecution Register and view the Timber Frame Notification System – SiteSafe
  • A subsidised recruitment facility through the NFCC Jobsite