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The British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association, more commonly referred as the BCFTOA, is dedicated to gathering information on training standards and providing this information to fire departments so they may effectively and safely train their members.

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Zone 1A - September Meeting

Zone 1A Meeting

Date:  September 12, 2015
Location:  Dashwood Fire Department, Station 62 Galvin Place, https://goo.gl/maps/vGYlQ

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Exterior Operation Level Fire Fighter Course

Exterior Operations Level Fire Fighter Course- Train the Trainer

Date:  September 12 & 13, 2015
Location:  Kimberley, BC

http://www.bcftoa.com/training-opportunities

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ERTT Training

1-day program, NFPA 1001

This course enhances basic training for firefighters by providing an introductory exposure to live-fire conditions inside a structure. Room and content fire scenarios are used to develop knowledge and skills in applying appropriate fire control methods.

The students will be coached to assess situations, coordinate various fire control tasks, search and rescue techniques and identify/communicate benchmarks that could be applied at typical residential fires.

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Managing the Mayday Training Event

Strategies & Tactics Contributing to Successful
Rapid Intervention Outcomes

Today’s structure fires are among the most deadly environments on the planet. It’s a
combination of factors that can incapacitate, endanger or kill firefighters in a matter of
seconds. A fire ground mayday will quickly exhaust a Departments’ resources. This course is
designed to provide the skills to function efficiently while maintaining the Incident Action Plan
and allowing for Rapid Intervention operations.

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2016 CONFERENCE

alberni valley

The 2016 BCFTOA Educational Conference will be held in Port Alberni, B.C.  More information to come...

Hand on Training Weekend - May 14 & 15, 2016

Educational Conference - May 16 - 19, 2016

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The British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association, more commonly referred as the BCFTOA, is dedicated to gathering information on training standards and providing this information to fire departments so they may effectively and safely train their members. In a world of ever changing standards and regulations, this organization provides fire departments with the most current, up-to-date course information and training requirements.  The BCFTOA will help develop, and support the work of those leaders and organizations in order that they may best provide training for members and affiliated Associations.
 

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