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FIREFIGHTER TRAINING & COURSES

We are working with training providers on getting you the best training & courses to help you get the most out of your hard earned money. Have a look below for available training. It's important to note that these services were recommended by your peers to ensure you are getting realiable and proven training. 

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Firefighter Resume & Cover Letter

Would you say your RESUME and COVER LETTER are keyword rich and unique? Do they stand out and highlight your best qualities? We have professionals at your disposal to make you a professional resume and detailed cover letter. Cover all your bases, hire a pro!

Skype Mock Interview

Jitters? Don't feel prepared? Not making a good first impression? We can help you with that! The firefighter interview is tough if you are not prepared. Preparation is KEY when trying to land this job. Thankfully, we are prepared to help you!

Pleasure Craft Operators Card

All operators of powered recreational watercraft used on Canadian waters must have proof of competency like the boating license. The boating license is mandatory, regardless of age, length of boat or engine horsepower. If you don't already have your pleasure craft license, now is a great time to do it. It's a great addition to your resume and some departments even require it!

Firefighter Aptitude Practice Testing

I can't repeat this enough. When it comes to landing your dream job, preparation is KEY! Check this great service out and be ready for your next aptitude test. Common Subjects on Firefighter Tests include: Mathematics and Numerical Aptitude, Written and Reading Comprehension, Oral Comprehension, Situational Judgment and Human Relations, Map Reading, Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Reasoning.

Firefighter Fitness Training

Firefighting is a very physical job. Don't leave your safety and the safety of others to chance. Arriving at an emergency in peak physical condition is of utmost importance. Fit to Serve Online Training 12 Week program for Firefighters will ensure you're able to not only meet the physical requirements of fitness testing such as the OFAI Stage 2 & 3, CPAT, etc but that you exceed them. 

 

CPR/AED - Level C

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Emergency First Aid CPR/AED - Level C

Basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Standard First Aid CPR/AED - Level C

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines

Standard First Aid CPR/AED - Level C - Online Blended

Standard First Aid CPR/AED - Level C - 8hrs Online and 7.5hrs in class

Oxygen Therapy

Designed to provide participants (in-facility and health care providers such as nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices and pre-hospital care groups like fire departments, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, etc.), with the knowledge and skills to correctly identify when it is necessary to administer supplemental oxygen. Participants will learn how to properly and safely handle and assemble the equipment and how to correctly deliver supplemental oxygen through the appropriate delivery device. Course can also be combined with Basic Life Support.

Airway Management

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to create a patent airway, the interventions to maintain it, and the equipment available to carry out these skills. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to provide the appropriate interventions, including measuring and inserting the applicable airway adjunct based on the patient’s condition. Course can also be combined with Basic Life Support training for additional certification.

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills in a team environment for professionals with a duty to respond. Teaches the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.

 

Fire Safety - Self Paced (Online)

Fire Safety teaches participants about the legislated fire safety responsibilities of the employer and the worker, describes safe work practices related to fire prevention, and provides practical information about emergency response in situations involving fire.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how the issue of fire safety is addressed by occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation in Canada and identify the fire safety responsibilities of employers and those of workers

  • Describe safe work practices that can reduce the risk of fire

  • Know what to do in the event of a fire

  • Recognize fire-related situations in which the use of a fire extinguisher is appropriate and situations in which it is best to evacuate rather than try to put out the fire

  • Identify the types of extinguishers, and the classes of fire that can be put out using each type of extinguisher

  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher

  • Understand the maintenance and servicing requirements related to fire extinguishers

WHMIS 2015 - Self Paced (Online)

WHMIS 2015 Online is based on the current 2015 legislation and meets the legislated requirement for general WHMIS training. Employers must also provide workplace-specific training and instruction for each of the hazardous products in the workplace.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of WHMIS 2015, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the essential role WHMIS plays in protecting the health and safety of Canadian workers

  • Identify the WHMIS responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers

  • Know the workplace requirements related to the use of supplier labels and workplace labels, and how to locate and interpret the information found on these labels

  • Recognize the WHMIS pictograms and the types of hazard each represents

  • Recognize the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) as a source of comprehensive information about a hazardous chemical in the workplace and know how to locate various types of information when reading an SDS

  • Identify the WHMIS exemptions for suppliers and importers

  • Know general safe work practices that should be followed when working with hazardous products

Medical Terminology - Self Paced (Online)

The Medical Terminology course provides an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the program will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology

  • Body Structures

  • Word Parts

  • Integumentary System

  • The Breast

  • Musculoskeletal System

  • Nervous System

  • The Sensory System

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Lymphatic and Immune System

  • Respiratory System

  • Digestive System

  • The Endocrine System

  • Reproductive System

  • Urinary System

First Responder BLS

The Medical Terminology course provides an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the program will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology

  • Body Structures

  • Word Parts

  • Integumentary System

  • The Breast

  • Musculoskeletal System

  • Nervous System

  • The Sensory System

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Lymphatic and Immune System

  • Respiratory System

  • Digestive System

  • The Endocrine System

  • Reproductive System

  • Urinary System

Emergency Medical Responder BLS

The Medical Terminology course provides an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the program will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology

  • Body Structures

  • Word Parts

  • Integumentary System

  • The Breast

  • Musculoskeletal System

  • Nervous System

  • The Sensory System

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Lymphatic and Immune System

  • Respiratory System

  • Digestive System

  • The Endocrine System

  • Reproductive System

  • Urinary System

Marine Basic First Aid

Comprehensive two-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide first aid in a marine environment. Course uses a combination of lecture, discussion, and scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry to teach the required knowledge and skills.  Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

Marine Advanced First Aid

Designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board a vessel. Participants will gain knowledge of marine first aid equipment, and the transferring of patients from a ship. All aspects of course are focused in a marine setting. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008E.

Maritime Radio (ROC-M) Course

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This course will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law!

Firefighter Online Training Certification Programs

Firehouse Training provides online training progams and professional fire service certifications on an abundance of Fire Service topics. With hundreds of course options to choose from, the following areas are highlighted for those aspiring to work in the Fire & Emergency Services or those currently working in it. Various courses will include topics in Fire Safety, Fire Prevention, Firefighting, Fire Extinguisher Training, Emergency Response, Hazmat, Spill Response, Confined Space Awareness, Trench Rescue Awareness, Leadership Training, Incident Command and Mental Health.

Firefighter Rope Rescue Training

This course focuses on basic rope rescue fundamentals. The intention is to build confidence in each rescuer by expanding technical knowledge pertaining to high and low angle scenarios. This course was designed for those wishing to pursue careers in the fire service, military, search and rescue, police, or rope access. Technical Rope Rescue Level Awareness, Technical Rope Rescue Level Operations and Technicians courses are available.

Firefighter Confined Space Training

This course is intended for individuals that will be employed as rescue personnel in a confined space capacity. Personnel are trained in not only the hazards and entry requirements of confined spaces, but will also acquire the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively coordinate and perform a technical confined space rescue incident.

Firefighter Skills Refresher

Firehouse Training can provide the candidate with hands-on practice scenarios based on the testing requirements by many of the major testing facilities in the country. Practical skills training can prepare the candidate for the majority of recruitment testing companies: OFAI Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (Practical Fire Skills, Fitness and Written Skills Testing, Medical Scenario Practice), Gledhill Shaw Candidiate Testing Services and Occupational Screening (CPS/OS Recruitment Test), Brock University Firefighter Recruitment Testing Services, York University Firefighter Recruitment Testing Services, Candidate Physical Abilities Testing (CPAT)

 


Firefighter Hazmat Training & Spill Response

This hazmat spill response course provides training in the following areas including Effects of a Chemical Spill in the workplace or environment, the use of an on-site spill response plan, general operating procedures designed to prevent spills, fire department control measures for spills and managing the Emergency Scene using the Incident Command System. This course uses various case studies and mock tabletop exercises.

Fire Prevention Officer & Inspector Training Courses

This Fire Safety Strategies course is ideal for any candidate looking for a career as a Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Inspector or Fire & Life Safety Educator. Course topics will include important Ontario Fire Code review, Fire Inspections, Fire Hazard and Fire Prevention Planning for Industrial and Commercial Occupancies, Building Familiarization with Sprinkler and Fire Alarm Systems and Equipment, Fire Safety plan review and training on communication and coordination procedures with the local Fire Department.

Trench Rescue Awareness

This awareness course provides an introduction and familiarization to trenching, trench rescue skills, soil classification, firefighter protective systems and shoring, atmospheric hazards, common site hazards, and familiarization of rescue techniques for emergency responders. Case studies and mock table-top scenarios and exercise will strongly enhance the participants knowledge and experience in dealing with an on-site trench rescue.

High-Rise Firefighting Training Courses

This in-depth High-Rise Firefighting and Fire Safety course involves key areas for training and education specifically for firefighters, emergency services personnel and fire prevention officers. Various training topics will include identification of key fire safety and building systems in relation to a high rise building, fire prevention planning, human behaviour, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, smoke mitigation equipment for a high rise and dealing with various elevator, escalator and below grade emergencies.

CBRNE & Terrorism Awareness Strategies for Firefighters

Ever wonder what the role of the Emergency Services is when dealing with large scale threats of Terrorism? In accordance with NFPA 1001 and NFPA 1072, this course covers the basics roles and response within the Fire Department and joint responding emergency services when it comes to dealing with calls related to Global and Domestic Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Active Shooters and Chemical Attacks and Bomb Threats.

Chemical Detection Mission Specific Hazmat for Firefighters Training

Are you aspiring to work in the Emergency Services or are currently employed as a Firefighter? Are you seeking some additional hazardous materials and CBRNE practical training to enhance your knowledge? Are you confident in the use of your hazmat testing equipment such as air monitors or detection meters used in chemical spills, unknown powder calls or suspected biological events? This mission specific chemical detection course based on NFPA 1072 hazmat standards, will provide further education for on scene assessment and product detection during these specialized Fire Service and emergency response events.

Incident Command Systems Training

This course focuses on practical incident management training and is designed to challenge the student throughout various emergency service incidents. Are you looking for some more practical hands-on training in Incident Command or Emergency Management? Are you looking for extra knowledge or understanding of how the incident management system works and the fire services industry best practices? This course will help the learner understand how all of the emergency services come together to mitigate an emergency scene during various calls and also to implement an Incident Command Systems checklist for your full time or volunteer fire department, that you can use in the future.

Leadership Training Courses for the Fire Service

Today’s emergency services are actively seeking effective leaders, team players and candidates with strong character and communication skills in an ever changing industry. This emergency service specific leadership program will provide the initiative, direction and perspectives required to establish these key attributes.Firehouse Training has created a program curriculum covering the following content including Defining Leadership Roles in the Emergency Services, Understanding the Importance of Self-Leadership, Leadership Strategies for a First Responder and Roles of an Incident Management Team.

Emergency Management Training Programs

This emergency management training program will highlight the key areas of response including strategies and tactics for medium to large scale events. Various areas of this course will cover the emergency operations centre procedure, using the incident command system, understanding roles and responsibilities on an emergency scene and first responder accountability and dealing with public entities in the emergency services. Case studies and table-top discussions will include dealing with natural disasters, fires and floods and pandemic response.

Mental Health Training for First Responders

Are you a first responder, firefighter, police officer or paramedic looking for more training on mental health? Are you aspiring to work in the emergency services and am striving for a better resilience to handle the various challenges encountered while working in this field? This emergency service specific mental health training program will provide the strength, awareness and knowledge needed to maintain resilience and strength during those very difficult calls, which may be encountered. This specialized mental health course for the emergency services curriculum includes Understanding the Importance of Mental Health Initiatives, First Responder Mental Health Development Skills, The Essence of Mental Health Communication Strategies and Dealing with Anxiety and Mental Conditioning.

Tactical Firefighter Training Courses (Practical Hands-On)

Firehouse Training provides practical hands-on courses in the areas of Firefighter Survivial Techniques, Forcible Entry, Tactical Ventilation, Vent Enter Search Methods, Down Firefighter CPR and Rescue, Water Supply Strategies for the Fire Service and more. Our website will provide monthly and annual updates and schedules based on student registration numbers and instructor availability.

Defensive Driving for the Emergency Services

This defensive driving training program is a great value-add for those looking for more training and education in regards to emergency driving procdures, the rules of the road, Ministry of Transportation guidelines and information on conducting emergency vehicle checks. Some topics on defensive driving that will be covered include Identification of Roadside Hazards, How to minimize personal driving hazards, Defending against collisions, Emergency response driving protocols, Understanding basic safe driving procedures, Understand traffic and emergency response and how to complete a routine vehicle maintenance and safety check.