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VIERA: 2019 Open Registration Fall Calendar

VIERA is pleased to announce their upcoming courses. 

  • Fire Service Instructor 1
  • Incident Safety Officer
  • First Responder Instructor Training

Please see the attached flyer and registration forms.

ERAC: LPG Firefighting Training

Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC) is now offering the LPG Firefighting Training program into British Columbia. ERAC, in conjunction with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) in Ontario, ERAC has been offering LPG Level 1 Mobile Operations Training throughout Ontario.

The program has an on-line awareness level and a mobile live fire course hosted at your fire hall. Upon successful completion of the 11-module online awareness training, first responders can then enroll in the LPG Level 1 Mobile Operations training course.

To enroll in the LPG Firefighting Awareness online training, please go to: https://erac.org/en/training-events/training/lpg-firefighting-training

JIBC: 2019/20 Fire Fighting Course Calendar

Download the attached calendar for a list of all courses for the period April 2019 - March 2020.

Ways to register

FortisBC: Free online course: Energy Safety for First Responders

FortisBC provides awareness programs for first responders to help them stay safe when approaching emergency situations involving natural gas or electricity.

These programs meet the requirements outlined in the British Columbia Fire Service Minimum Training Standards – Structure Firefighters Competency and Training Playbook.

The programs include videos and discussion guides that support facilitators teaching first responders about the basic properties of electricity and natural gas, and how to approach emergency situations safely.

https://www.fortisbc.com/Safety/FirstRespondersSafety/Pages/default.aspx

BC Hydro: Free online electrical awareness training for First Responders

BC Hydro Public Safety has created a new free online electrical awareness training for First Responders. This training will complement and co-exist with the same training currently provided face to face by the Electrical Energy Training Group.

Important points to note prior to taking the training:

1.       Audio is required to complete the course.

2.       Allow 45 minutes. Please note there is a 15 minute supplemental course for firefighters only.

3.       First time users need to create a new account before taking the course. The log-in page provides a link to set up an account.

4.       This course is for awareness only. It is not a certification course.

5.       We can accommodate approximately 300 users at any one time.

As noted in the attached flyer, click on the following link to access the awareness training http://bchydropublicsafety.udutu.ca/