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Program Information

School:Lambton College
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Description:

The Fire Science Technology Ontario College Advanced Diploma is a 10 month recruit-style program designed with aspects of theory and hands-on applications to provide the graduating technologist with the necessary job skills to perform advanced-level duties in a variety of fire suppression and specialty technical rescue fields.

The program is designed to accept both graduates of the Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training program and current fire service personnel through a Prior Learning Assessment as direct entrants into the Fire Science Technology program. Graduates will gain specialized career expertise, technical knowledge and skills as well as practical experience that will enable them to start or further their specific career in the fire suppression and rescue field. Skills obtained in this program will enhance graduate employability and the individual's long-term opportunities for advancement.

URL:Fire Science Technology at Lambton College
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,624

These fees apply to the 2018-2019 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.
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 
  •   Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have successfully graduated from a Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training program - or - Prior Learning Assessment: NFPA 1001 & 2 Pro Board equivalent, NFPA 472 Awareness or equivalent, NFPA 472 Operations Pro Board or equivalent, NFPA 1006 Core Rescue or equivalent, and a current York Physical Fitness or CPAT test or equivalent - and - O.S.S.D. or equivalent, with: Grade 12 English C or U, and Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics C or U.

* 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 May 18, 2021