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.
  • Students will not be allowed to wear contact lenses or glasses when wearing breathing apparatus.
  • Male students must be clean-shaven to ensure a good seal with the 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
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