1 Year - Post Secondary Certificate Program
Fall 2023: Barrie Winter 2024: Barrie
Immersed in a dynamic and challenging learning environment, students develop the the ability to perform the duties of a firefighter. Through a blend of both theoretical and hands-on experience, students develop skills and knowledge of fire dynamics, building construction, fire suppression principles and practice, personal protective equipment, emergency medical response and fire prevention and public education. Students also explore theoretical concepts and safety considerations in technical rescue disciplines such as confined space, water and ice water rescue, rope rescue, and trench rescue. The Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training program meets the following National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards: NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications: Firefighter I and Firefighter II NFPA 1072, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U) Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U) Grade 11 or 12 Biology or Chemistry (C or U) Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.
Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.