Forestry, Wildland Fire Fighting and Emergency Management Training

Providing Capacity Building through Industry Partnerships and Job Readiness Training

FNESS has been providing Forestry Wildland Fire Fighting and Emergency Management  training to First Nations in British Columbia for the past seven years. We are now presenting this opportunity to your organization with the ability to meet your specific needs. Your organization will work with us to design a training package that will address the training required to meet labor market demands in your traditional territory. Part of the training can include marketing of trainees to potential employers and employer partnership development.



Wildland Firefighting Training *Seats still available

The First Nations Emergency Services Society (FNESS) will be delivering a First Nations’ Wildland Firefighter Training Program. We are inviting your community to select 5 trainees to take part in 6 days of training. Training is scheduled to start March 25, 2019 in Bonaparte.

 We have room for 20 students from 4 communities.  We will accept the first 4 communities who register their students by the deadline of Feb 22, 2019, with completed forms.

 Communities/Participants are responsible for providing their own travel, meals and accommodations to attend the training.

 Please fill out the attached form and return to FNESS by 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2019 *SEATS STILL AVAILABLE


Other Available Training Packages:

  • Wildland Firefighter, Basic
  • Wildland Firefighter, Crew Boss
  • Wildland Firefighter, Danger Tree Assessor
  • Introduction to Emergency Management

FNESS Training Program Contact

Darrick Andrew, BNRS Forest Fuel Management Liaison
W.  250-377-7600
C.   250-318-3645