Pre-Service Firefighter Education & TrainingLoyalist College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training
Discpline: Mechanical Engineering
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Belleville Campus Campus
Firefighters are on the front line of emergency response and are an integral part of any community, contributing to public safety, fire awareness and education. Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare you for success in the fast-paced and rewarding field of firefighting with this program, which conforms to the requirements for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001. This hands-on program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively as part of a fire service team and with other emergency responders to provide comprehensive service in emergency and non-emergency situations: Practise and test your skills in simulated and controlled live fire training situations. Learn about fire suppression, community education and fire prevention, firefighter emergency patient care, property conservation, environmental protection, confined space and environmental hazards, and rescue operations. Acquire the appropriate fire service terminology required to effectively communicate in a range of situations, and develop skills to communicate professionally with diverse communities and their members. Explore operating procedures, and acquire the skills to confidently use fire department communications equipment, personal protective clothing and protective equipment.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.