Fire fighting 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 Fire fighter


Explore programs in this area of study

Full Service Fire Fighter Operations
Exterior Fire Fighter Operations
Associate Certificate
Fire Prevention Officer
Interior Fire Fighter Operations
Associate Certificate
Fire & Safety Studies
Fire Fighting Technologies (FFTC)
Fire Officer
Online Firefighter Training Course

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.

Mobile Live Fire Trailer

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.

Questions About Fire Fighting Programs?

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