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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 4 to 6 and 11 to 13 and 25 to 27, 2021

Registration deadline: April 5, 2021

Course Number: NFPA 1001 FF I Blended-21-7 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

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

Cost: $720

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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): October 15 to 17 and 23 to 24 and 30 to 31, 2021

Registration deadline: August 16, 2021

Course Number: NFPA 1001 FF II Blended-21-6 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

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

Cost: $560

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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 to 16, 2022

Registration deadline: December 1, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1041 Fire Instr I-22-3-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

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 to 6 and 12 to 13, 2022

Registration deadline: December 28, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1041 Fire Instr II-22-4 CR:

Class Size: 6 minimum, 12 maximum

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

Cost: $400

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Fire Investigator Blended

Fire Investigator covers all investigative competencies associated with NFPA 1033, 2014 Edition including scientific method, origin and cause, scene documentation, scene safety, the chemistry of fire, building construction, and scene reconstructions.

In addition, this course provides in-depth instruction in all aspects of assessing and investigating fire scenes relevant to fire protection services. This course adheres to NFPA 921, 2017 Edition, which is the guide to fire and explosion and investigation.

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: 5 years' work experience

Course date(s): October 2 to 3, 2021

Registration deadline: August 2, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1033 Blended-21-7 CR

Class Size: 8 minimum, 16 maximum

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

Cost: $200

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Fire Officer I Blended

Fire Officer I provides students with timely information that aids in their daily performance as a fire officer. Topics covered include roles and responsibilities, administration, accountability, cultural diversity, health and safety, human resource management, public relations, functional leadership, incident command, inspection and investigation, budgeting process, basic strategic planning, and basic strategy and tactics.

The Fire Officer I course is intended for the frontline fire officers with a supervisory role.

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 1001 FF II

Course date(s): November 26 to 28, 2021

Registration Deadline: September 10, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1021 FO I Blended-21-11 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

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

Cost: $240

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Fire Officer II Blended

Fire Officer II builds upon the topics covered in Fire Officer I. There is a more in-depth look at human resources management, community and government relations, as well as the origin and preliminary cause of fires.

Emergency delivery topics will evolve from single unit emergency operations to multi-unit emergency operations, with a more in-depth look at pre-incident planning and deployment of assigned resources.

In addition, Fire Officer II covers the organization of local government and the roles that outside agencies play in assisting the fire service. Fire Officer II is intended for frontline fire officers with an expanded role.

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 1021 Fire Officer I

Course date(s): March 18 to 20 and 26 to 27, 2022

Registration Deadline: January 17, 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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Hazmat Ops

The Hazardous Materials Operations course focuses on the recognition of a hazardous materials emergency, personnel safety, hazard assessment, and the notification of higher skilled emergency responders or technical response teams. Students will become familiar with the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and learn about the mandate and authority of the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre (CANUTEC).

Students will explore topics such as placards, containers, and materials involved; determine whether materials have been released, PPE, emergency decontamination, and the evaluation of the surrounding conditions. By collecting hazard and response information, students will develop a “risk-based response” plan.

Students who complete the Hazmat Ops 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 1072 Hazmat Awareness

Course date(s): September 10 to 12 and 18 to 19, 2021

Registration Deadline: August 3, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1072 HM Operations-21-5 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

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

Cost: $400

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Incident Safety Officer

Incident Safety Officer meets the knowledge and skill requisites established by NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, 2015 Edition. This course examines the role of the incident safety officer (ISO) at any situation requiring an emergency response and will define their operation within the incident command system.

The student will be able to evaluate and prioritize risks while using critical thinking to analyze and mitigate hazards. Students will learn to select the most appropriate control measure to ensure the effectiveness of emergency response and enhance firefighter safety.

The program will cover the role of the safety officer including, safety, regulations and standards, and reading buildings, smoke, risk, hazardous energy, and firefighters. The course also examines triggers and traps, developing a systematic approach, and ISO responsibilities at structure fires, wildland fires, as well as technical and post-incident responsibilities.

This training will allow the students to identify incident action options in a risk-based response. Supplemental scenario-based training will also allow students to apply what they have learned.

Provincial testing through AS&E with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management will be conducted at the conclusion of the course. To receive certification, students must also complete and submit their skills sign-offs to AS&E.

Prerequisites: NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I

Course date(s): December 10 to 12, 2021

Registration Deadline: November 3, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1521 ISO-21-13 CR

Class Size: 10 minimum, 20 maximum

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

Cost: $240

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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 14 to 16 and 29 to 30, 2021

Registration Deadline: March 12, 2021

Course number: NFPA 1002 Pump Op Blended-21-8 CR

Class Size: 8 minimum, 16 maximum

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

Cost: $400

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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