Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training


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Skill Demands

  • Applicants must be able to lift a bulk mass of 18 kg (40 lbs)
  • Students are required to climb vertical ladders and work in elevated areas and on platforms with open grates
  • Students will not be allowed to wear contact lenses or glasses when wearing breathing apparatus
  • Students must be clean-shaven to ensure a good seal with the face mask
  • Successful completion of Fire Science Fitness II is required prior to the start of the practicum
  • A medical certificate indicating an ability to perform the duties of a firefighter may be required by the College
  • Some students with disabilities may require academic accommodation to equalize opportunities to meet the academic demands of a course or program

Fire Sciences
519-542-7751 ext 3809


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