Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training

Program Title – Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Program

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT-T085-PC Timmins Campus

Program Specific Information and Forms
Below are requirements or forms that have to be completed before the start of the semester or the date specified.

Requirements for Pre-Service Firefighter

Program Description
The Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Program will prepare students for a career in fire-fighting, and features an on-campus live burn training facility to provide hands on practice for students in essential fire-fighting skills.

This program provides applicants with the required knowledge and skills through vocational courses in fire fighting, generic skills and general education courses in order to enhance job performance as a firefighter. Students have the opportunity to consolidate and apply theoretical knowledge through lab and field placements within regional Fire Services.

The three semesters of this program are offered consecutively. A dress code is in effect for all lab practice sessions and field placement activities. Students are required to purchase the student fire uniforms, crests, as well as basic personal fire boots and clothing items. Cost of additional supplies with required program textbooks is approximately $1,500.00. Fire turn-out gear will be provided by the College.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this program may obtain employment in industry, nuclear plants, natural resources-forest fire fighting services, airports, community firefighting services.

Contact Information
Craig Hartley
hartleyc@northern.on.ca