• Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training Program

    (Sat Jan 18, 2020 - Sun Jun 28, 2020)

    Course Name – SFA NFPA 1001(17) Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training Program

    Course Length:

    300 Hours of Online Interactive Pre-Class Training

    12 Days or 96 Hours of Practical Instruction

    2 Days or 16 hours of OFMEM Certification Testing for:

    • NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I
    • NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level II
    • NFPA 1072 HAZMAT Awareness
    • NFPA 1072 HAZMAT Operations

    NOTE – Students must be on a fire department and their Fire Chief must sign them in for OFMEM IFSAC / ProBoard Certification Testing.  SFA can’t sign any student into OFMEM IFSAC / ProBoard testing sessions.


    Course Description:

    This course is designed to provide the initial recruit training for recently hired volunteer or part-time firefighters.  Training will include online course work and 12 days of practical training.  The course will run one weekend a month for 6 consecutive months. 


    Candidates will experience training sessions as well as they will run several scenarios based on actual calls that our instructors have experienced!


    Course Highlights:

    • Student to Instructor Ratio of 5:1 for all Increased Hazard Exposure Training
    • Southwest Fire Academy will provide all instructors
    • Training can be conducted at your station or at SFA Campus
    • Rental PPE and/or SCBA is available if required
    • Dorm facilities on site at SFA campus are available if required 


    SFA can deliver this course in a host department if local training is desired.  A custom quote for training can be requested by contacting us.  If you have any question or would like to schedule a campus visit, please don't hesitate to email us at registrations@fire-academy.ca or call us at (519) 582-0999.





    What to Bring to Class:

    • A safety-first attitude and open mind
    • CSA approved footwear (steel toe)
    • Camera – we encourage you take pictures
    • Station work wear


    Course Includes:

    • Access to SFA PPE and equipment (rental fee applies for PPE and SCBA)
    • Complete electronic JPR package (SFA retains all original documentation)
    • Certificate of qualification

    Jan 18, 2020 8:00 AM
    Jun 28, 2020 5:00 PM
    SFA Campus