Prepare for employment as a wildland firefighter. You will develop essential theory and practical skills in wildfire preparedness and operations, along with BC Forest Service certifications in fire suppression and entrapment avoidance. As a graduate, you will have the skills, knowledge and certifications required for entry-level employment as a wildland fire crew member in BC and Alberta.
This training is free for qualified applicants. Funding eligibility is reviewed as part of the application process.
Please complete this funding eligibility form when you apply.
This program is currently not available to international applicants.
Starts: Winter (February)
Location: Campbell River
Length: Four weeks
Delivery: Blended (online and in-person)