Firefighter Training

Firefighter Training

The FNESS Fire Services Department schedules various fire fighter suppression and training courses throughout the province for First Nation Firefighters. For a complete listing of events please go to the “Training Schedule” page.  Please check back on a regular basis to get the latest in upcoming training.

We also list training events that are being offered around BC by other Fire Services organizations. This will include organizations such as the Fire Chief’s Association of BC, the BC Fire Training Officers Association, the Justice Institute of BC, and the Fire Prevention Officers Association of BC.

FNESS Fire Services Training

The Fire Services Department is introducing “Fee-for-Service” training for fire departments on and off reserves. These services can be requested and upon availability of trainers may delivered on contract. This training is listed below:

Multiple training sessions within each heading are available:

  1. Basic Fire Fighter Training
  2. First Responder Training
  3. First Aid Training
  4. Administration Training (ICS 100, Basic Incident Command, etc.)
  5. Fire Management
  6. Training Plans
  7. Fire Department Capacity Assessments

FNESS Fire Services Department Sponsored Training

There are no registration fees for FNESS Fire Services Department sponsored training.To register for a FNESS Fire Services Training workshop or course, download a “Training Registration Form” and fax in the completed form to our North Vancouver office with attention to Michelle Buchholz, Fire Services Coordinator.

Click here to download a “FNESS Training Registration Form”

Other BC Fire Services Training

The following training events are sponsored by organizations other than FNESS and registration fees may apply. These events are not federally funded and reimbursements are not applicable. Registration for these events must be completed through the host organization and not FNESS.

Annual BC Fire Training Officers Association Conference

Click here to go to the “BCFTOA” web page.

Annual Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC Conference

Click here to go to the “FCABC” web page.