All registrations are considered on a first-come basis. It is the responsibility of the student/learner to familiarize themselves with all registration and course requirements.

Firefighter I Blended

Firefighter I is designed to introduce students to the fire service. It is delivered in a blended format with a combination of practical work and course assignments both online and in the classroom setting.

Upon completion of the Firefighter I program students should be able to understand and apply department operational guidelines, communicate effectively using fire department communications, perform fire ground operations to ensure life safety, perform fire control and property conservation, perform the activities of prevention, preparedness and maintenance to reduce loss due to fire.

Topics covered include theory and skills training on the following subjects:

Part A

orientation and history of the fire service, firefighter health and safety, fire department communications, building construction, fire behaviour, personal protective equipment, portable fire extinguishers, and ropes, knots and webbing

Part B

structural search, victim removal and firefighter survival, scene lighting, forcible entry, ground ladders, tactical ventilation, water supply, and fire hose

Part C

fire streams, fire protection systems, fire control, loss control, fire origin and cause determination, and fire and life safety initiatives

Students who complete the Firefighter I program are eligible for knowledge and skills testing through Academic Standards and Evaluation with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM). An NFPA certification exam will also be proctored and administered on site.

Prerequisites: Standard 1st Aid, CPR Level C and AED

Course date(s): June 3-5, 10-12 and 24-26, 2022

Registration deadline: February 18, 2021

Course Number: NFPA 1001 FF I Blended-22-4 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)

Cost: $1,150

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Firefighter II Blended

Firefighter II builds on the knowledge and skills from Firefighter I. Topics include theory and skills training on the following subjects:

fire department communications, building construction, scene lighting, rescue tools, vehicle extrication, technical rescue, fire hose, fire streams, fire control, fire origin and cause determination, fire protection systems, and fire and life safety initiatives

Upon completion of Firefighter II, students should be able to assume command within the incident management system, use effective communications using both department communications and incident reporting systems, and perform firegrounds operations to ensure life safety, fire control, and property conservation.

Students will also be able to perform rescue operations, victim disentanglement from a motor vehicle accident, support a rescue team, and perform various activities related to reducing the loss of life and property through fire hazard identification, inspection, and response readiness.

Students who complete the Firefighter II program are eligible for knowledge and skills testing through Academic Standards and Evaluation with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM). An NFPA certification exam will also be proctored and administered on site.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1001 Firefighter I or NFPA 1001 Firefighter I Recruit

Course date(s): September 9-11, 17-18 and October 1-2, 2022

Registration deadline: June 23, 2022

Course Number: NFPA 1001 FF II Blended-22-6 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)

Cost: $1,000

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Fire Instructor I Blended

Fire Instructor I prepares students to deliver training sessions effectively from a prepared lesson plan by analyzing and applying principles of adult education, assessing learner needs, planning lessons, and conducting evaluations.

Particular emphasis is placed on the application of adult education principles in learning situations that involve fire department personnel, external agencies, and the public. In addition, students will learn to organize the learning environment with a focus on safety.

Provincial testing through AS&E with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management will be conducted at the conclusion of the course.

Prerequisites: None

Course date(s): January 14-16, 2022

Registration deadline: November 26, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1041 Fire Inst I Blended-22-5 CR

Class Size: 6 minimum, 12 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

Cost: $240

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Fire Instructor II Blended

Fire Instructor II builds and expands on the knowledge and requisite skills of Fire Instructor I. Students will develop skills and knowledge that will enhance the department's planning, implementation, and evaluation of training and educational programs.

Particular emphasis is placed on the application of adult education principles in learning situations that involve fire department personnel, external agencies, and the public. In addition, students will learn to organize the learning environment with a focus on safety.

Provincial testing through AS&E with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management will be conducted at the conclusion of the course.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I

Course date(s): February 4-6 & 12-13, 2022

Registration deadline: December 15, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1041 Fire Inst II Blended-22-1 CR

Class Size: 6 minimum, 12 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

Cost: $400

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Fire Inspector I

This course will teach students to apply the concepts and skills of a fire inspector. Students will learn about fire safety, codes and standards, and fire protection systems and how to think their way through fire prevention inspections.

The course covers preparing inspection orders, investigating complaints, identifying the applicable code or standard, understanding basic legal proceedings, classifying a single occupancy building, calculating occupant load of single occupancy, verifying construction classifications, inspecting means of egress, suppression systems, fire extinguishers, as well as recognizing hazardous conditions.

In addition, this course will prepare students to identify compliance for storage, to recognize fire growth potential, and to determine code compliance.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1072 Hazmat Awareness

Course date(s): April 22-24 & 30-May 1, 2022

Registration Deadline: March 15, 2022

Course number: NFPA 1031 Fire Insp I-22-5 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

Cost: $425

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Fire Officer II Blended

This course will teach students to apply the concepts and skills of a fire inspector. Students will learn about fire safety, codes and standards, and fire protection systems and how to think their way through fire prevention inspections.

The course covers preparing inspection orders, investigating complaints, identifying the applicable code or standard, understanding basic legal proceedings, classifying a single occupancy building, calculating occupant load of single occupancy, verifying construction classifications, inspecting means of egress, suppression systems, fire extinguishers, as well as recognizing hazardous conditions.

In addition, this course will prepare students to identify compliance for storage, to recognize fire growth potential, and to determine code compliance.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I

Course date(s): March 18-20 & 26-27, 2022

Registration Deadline: January 10, 2022

Course number: NFPA 1021 FO II Blended-22-3 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

Cost: $400

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Courtroom Procedures

This course prepares students on the disclosure of evidence in a trial. This course will describe the legislative authority of the Ontario Fire Protection and Prevention Act (FPPA) and the Provincial Offences Act (POA).

It will explain the legislated options available to address contraventions of the Ontario Fire Code and other fire hazards that are not regulated by the Ontario Fire Code.

It will identify the appropriate course(s) of action to ensure that Ontario Fire Code contraventions or hazards are reduced or eliminated in a timely manner and/or enforcement measures are taken.

Prerequisites: None

Course date(s): April 1-3, 2022

Registration Deadline: February 22, 2022

Course number: Courtroom Procedures-22-2 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)

Cost: $255

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Driver Trainer Certification

This program is designed in conjunction with the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) to meet the needs of the Ontario fire service and the MTO Driver Certification Program.

This program builds on NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I course concepts, with a focus on driving. This program is recognized by the MTO as the educational component to obtaining signing authority to conduct licensing through a recognized authority.

This program will also satisfy the requirements of MTO signing authority recertification. Evaluations will be conducted throughout the program, in accordance with the MTO Curriculum Standards.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1041 Fire Inst I, 5 yrs DZ Licence, no demerit points, no criminal convictions, and FD is member of DCP program or intends on becoming one

Course date(s): April 8-10,2022

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2022

Course number: FS Driver Trainer Certif-22-2 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

Cost: $255

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Pump Ops Blended

The Apparatus Equipped with a Fire Pump course meets the knowledge and Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) established by the NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver – Operator Professional Qualifications Chapter 5, 2017 Edition. It offers a mix of classroom-based sessions, online self-directed learning, as well as practicums.

Upon successful completion of this course, each student will understand and be able to demonstrate the operation of a fire department pumper from both a static and pressurized source of water.

Provincial testing through AS&E with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management will be conducted at the conclusion of the course. Students who successfully complete the testing will receive certification.

Prerequisites: Valid DZ licence

Course date(s): May 13-15 & 28-29, 2022

Registration Deadline: February 22, 2022

Course number: NFPA 1002 Pump Op Blended-22-7 CR

Class Size: 8 minimum, 16 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)

Cost: $425

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Water Rescue 

This course meets the knowledge and skill requirements of NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, Chapter 16, 2017 Edition. Rescue personnel operating at this level will be able to perform size-up and control hazards at a surface water rescue emergency. Students will be able to recognize the general hazards associated with surface water and the procedures necessary to evaluate these hazards. Students will learn how to identify the resources required to conduct safe and effective support to emergency operations, as well as how to develop and implement procedures to activate the emergency response system and manage the site.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue Core

Course date(s): June 22-26, 2022

Registration Deadline: May 16, 2022

Course number: NFPA 1006 Water Resc I & II-22-1 CR

Class Size: 8 minimum, 16 maximum

Location: CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)

Cost: $425

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Contact Us

Clarence-Rockland Regional Training Centre (CRRTC)

Training Locations:

CRFD Station 1, 2130 Laval Street, Bourget, Ontario (map)
CRFD Station 3, 1550 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario (map)

infofire@clarence-rockland.com

613-446-6022 ext. 2302