JIBC Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab

Providing regional live-fire training throughout BC to meet municipal and industrial firefighter training needs

Mobile Live Fire Trailer

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.

This 50-foot, self-contained semi-trailer unit includes a number of unique features such as:

  • An on board generator, propane supply, and breathing air supply
  • Training props inside the unit including a single bed, couch, stove and waste paper basket to provide realistic situational interior structural fire training
  • Confined space, forcible entry, breaching wall panels, standpipe and sprinkler props
  • Portion of the unit has an expandable roof to provide a 13-foot, two-storey training area
  • Exterior props to simulate flammable liquid fires, pressurized gas cylinder fires, and small flammable liquid pan fires.

The Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab can be transported throughout the province and be used for a wide range of live-fire, rescue, and other first responder training scenarios to help your department/organization meet your customized training needs.

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Benefits for Municipal Fire Departments

The Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab provides various benefits to local municipal fire departments outside the Lower Mainland of BC:

  • An instructor and technician to operate the unit are included
  • Firefighters can train with their own equipment
  • Firefighters remain in the community to continue to provide fire protection while obtaining their training
  • Cost of transporting the unit is lower than paying for travel and hotel to send firefighters out of region
  • Volunteer firefighters do not have to take time away from work to obtain their training

Benefits for Industrial Fire Departments

The Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab provides various benefits to local industrial fire departments outside the Lower Mainland of BC:

  • An instructor and technician to operate the unit are included
  • Industrial firefighters can train in their own facility with their own equipment
  • Company does not have to pay for cost of travel or overtime for sending their firefighters out of region
  • Firefighters remain in the region to continue to provide fire protection while obtaining their training
  • Training can be tailored to meet the needs of the company while also maintaining certification requirements
  • Training times can be customized to accommodate staff work schedules. For example five-day courses can be compressed to four days for companies with a four-on, four-off work schedule.

JIBC Firefighting Courses that Can Use the Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab

The Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab can be used for customized contract training to meet your department or organization's needs, including JIBC courses that meet NFPA standards. The list of courses that can employ the Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab include:

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Cost

Please contact the Fire & Safety Division at fire@jibc.ca to get a customized estimate on the cost of using the JIBC Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab.


Contact us at fire@jibc.ca to learn how the Mobile Live-Fire Training Lab can support your local community and organizational firefighter training needs.

Last updated January 12, 2019