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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.

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PROGRAMS

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Interior Firefighter Operations


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Interior Firefighter Operations

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


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Firefighting 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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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 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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Full Service Firefighter Operations


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Full Service Firefighter Operations

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


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Exterior Firefighter Operations

If you’re a member of the fire service and want to gain the competencies for exterior firefighting with…
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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.

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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

Challenges to mobility. Difficulty studying or taking tests. Acceptance of gender identity. Mental health issues following a traumatic incident. These are just some of the issues where Student Services can help.

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