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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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Fire Prevention Officer


Fire Prevention Officer


For those who work in fire prevention, JIBC’s Fire Prevention Officer program enhances your…

Interior Firefighter Operations


Interior Firefighter Operations


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

Firefighting Technologies


Firefighting Technologies


If you’ve always wanted to be a firefighter and are seeking an academic program known for live-fire…

Exterior Firefighter Operations


Exterior Firefighter Operations


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

Fire Officer


Fire Officer


For experienced firefighters, JIBC’s Fire Officer program delivers the education you need to…

Fire & Safety Studies


Fire & Safety Studies


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

Full Service Firefighter Operations


Full Service Firefighter Operations


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

COURSES

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Budget Management


Budget Management


Building on the budget components in Fire Officer I and II, this course provides learners with a…

Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Operati…


Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Operati…


Students will learn how to access victims stranded in a high-angle environment, using rope based…

Fire Cause & Origin 2


Fire Cause & Origin 2


Learners will build on skills and knowledge developed in Fire Cause and Origin I (FPIN150). This…

Firefighter Training Resources

The Fire & Safety Division 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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