Wildland Firefighter Training Available

First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of British Columbia has made training available for First Nations individual interested in becoming a Wildland Firefighter, or advancing their training in the field. The training will be held in community, with dates and times arranged with applicants.

The course checklist includes:

  • S-100 – Basic Fire Suppression
  • S-185 – Fire Entrapment Avoidance
  • S-211 – The Fire Environment for Fire Fighters
  • S-212 – Fireline Communications
  • S-213 – Use of Bulldozers and Heave Equipment
  • S-230 – Single Resource Leader/Introduction to Supervision
  • S-232 – Portable Pumps & Water Delivery Systems
  • S-235 – Ignition Operations (Burning Off and Backfiring)
  • S-241 – Fire Assessment
  • ICS 100 – Incident Command System 100
  • ICS 200 – Incident Command System 200
  • Power Saw Operator (Basic Chainsaw Operator)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Danger Tree Assessment (DTA) (May be available separately, depending upon instructor availability.)

For more information, or to sign up, please contact:
Willem Faasse
FireSmart Coordinator
Office: 778.417.0192 (direct)