Conestoga College

Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Description:This program, supported by the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs/Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal, prepares students for a career as a firefighter. This program provides applicants with a pre-service level preparation to compete for positions as Firefighter. The curriculum provides the requisite knowledge and skills for commencing a recruit program with a mix of vocational courses in fire fighting, generic skilled based courses for enhancing job performance as a Firefighter and the required courses in general education.

The program provides the student with the opportunity of consolidating and applying theory through lab and field experience. The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs/Office of the Fire Marshal Endorsement Review Board endorses the content of the program. The Board expressly does not endorse the delivery of the program, tools and/or equipment used in the delivery of the program.
URL:Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training at Conestoga College
Length:1 Year(s)
Enrolment #:32
Careers:Firefighters

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Physics 

Must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2009