JIBC firefighting students at training

Firefighting at JIBC

The Fire & Safety Division provides education and training to new and experienced firefighters in British Columbia.

With foundational and advanced programs designed to exceed provincial safety standards, fire departments recognize that our graduates will confidently and professionally respond to complex situations.

Discover a career as a Firefighter

PROGRAMS

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Fire Prevention Officer


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Fire Prevention Officer

For those who work in fire prevention, JIBC’s Fire Prevention Officer program enhances your skillset and…
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Interior Fire Fighter Operations


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Interior Fire Fighter Operations

If you are a member of the fire service and want to gain the competencies for interior firefighting with…
Firefighting

Fire Officer


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Fire Officer

For experienced firefighters, JIBC’s Fire Officer program delivers the education you need to receive your…
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Fire & Safety Studies


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Fire & Safety Studies

This academic program builds on the Fire Officer Certificate Program or the Fire Prevention Officer…
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Fire Fighting Technologies (FFTC)


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Fire Fighting Technologies (FFTC)

If you’ve always wanted to be a firefighter and are seeking an academic program known for live-fire training…
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Full Service Fire Fighter Operations


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Full Service Fire Fighter Operations

If you’re a member of a fire service and have completed JIBC's Interior Firefighter Operations program, this…
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Exterior Fire Fighter Operations


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Exterior Fire Fighter Operations

If you’re a member of the fire service and want to gain the competencies for exterior firefighting with…
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OTHER PROGRAMS YOU MAY LIKE

Youth Probation Officer


Corrections
Youth Probation Officer

If you want to make a difference as a youth probation officer, these courses are your first step to pursuing…
Corrections

Advanced Care Paramedicine (ACP)


Paramedicine & Health Sciences
Advanced Care Paramedicine (ACP)

For practicing paramedics, this program teaches knowledge and skills in areas such as use of advanced…
Paramedicine & Health Sciences

Fire & Safety Studies


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Fire & Safety Studies

This academic program builds on the Fire Officer Certificate Program or the Fire Prevention Officer…
Firefighting

Law Enforcement Studies (LESD)


Law Enforcement & Investigation
Law Enforcement Studies (LESD)

If you want to gain the applied skills to be a sought-after graduate pursuing a rewarding career in law…
Law Enforcement & Investigation

Firefighter Training Courses & Resources

The Fire & Safety Division offers a wide range of courses and resources as it works with various partner agencies and organizations to support the education and training needs of the fire service and industry.

JIBC students standing by a fire

Course List by NFPA Standard

Find out which JIBC courses are available that meet specific National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards in firefighter training. All courses are available on a customized contract basis.

JIBC's Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab

The JIBC Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab is a unique resource that offers municipal and industrial fire departments throughout B.C. the opportunity to provide essential live-fire training in their own region.

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JIBC Student Support

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