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January 14, 2021
RE: Resuming new course registrations for Exterior, Interior and Full Service firefighter courses
The JIBC Fire & Safety Division (FSD) is resuming new course registrations in its Exterior, Interior, and Full Service Fire Fighter Operations courses after completing a number of updates.
The course updates included:
•Updating course materials to align with the 2019 edition of the NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualification, and the latest B.C. Fire Service Minimum Training Standards;
•Upgrading course content to the fourth edition of the Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skillstextbook;
•Streamlining the course registration form.
Due to these updates, course content may look different with necessary adjustments to course topics aligned with the latest standards and textbook.
Students who started a course from July 2020 onwards who have yet to complete their course will continue to have access. They will, however, need to receive a new textbook code, which will be provided by FSD once they are received from Jones & Bartlett.
Thank you for your patience and support as we work to continually improve our programming to meet the training needs of the fire service in B.C.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at email@example.com.
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Fire Officer II
We are happy to announce Fire Officer II
Building leaders is as important as ever. As our industry continues to grow in complexity, preparing your people to take on the role of a Company Officer is key. For junior officers preparing for promotion through Level II we offer our innovative, new program uniquely designed to be as relevant to your department and the is-sues you most need leaders to solve.
Fire Officer II will be done in two parts:
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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.