Looking to advance your skills as a firefighter? Become an expert at forcing doors, so you are as efficient and effective as you can be on scene at real fire calls. Expand and solidify your forcible entry skills and techniques through this specialized training at SFA.
You will run multiple scenarios and learn how to force different types of doors, using a range of tools and equipment. Embrace this opportunity to use advanced props. In this course, you will learn fundamental and advanced techniques, and have the opportunity to practice and master your skills. This course is taught by expert instructors with vast real-life experience. Become the best, trained by the best.
Firefighter Pre-Service – Firefighter II – NFPA 1001
This course includes training on:
- Forcible Entry – Doors
- Forcible Entry – Garage Doors
- Forcible Entry – Locks and Hinges
All training is conducted safely in accordance with Section 21 Guidance Notes, NFPA Standards for Increased Hazard Exposure Training, and experienced Southwest Fire Academy instructors with a 5:1 student to instructor ratio.
Candidates successful in this program will receive a certificate of completion from Southwest Fire Academy. The OFMEM does not administer testing for this course.
What is Included
- Access to SFA equipment
- Certificate of completion
What to Bring
- CSA approved footwear
- Bunker Gear
- Station workwear (long pants required)
Please note: if this course is not filled to 75% capacity 7 days before it is scheduled to begin, it may be cancelled. In the event of course cancellation, you will be provided adequate notice and a full refund.
Accommodations may be available upon request for the duration of your program. If you are staying for one or two nights, the flat rate for accommodations is $50 plus taxes. If you are staying for three or more nights, the fee is $100 plus taxes, total. Regardless of how long you are on campus, your fee will not exceed $100 plus taxes. This fee grants you access to your bunk, a communal kitchen, parking, and washroom/shower facilities. Please contact SFA at 705-510-9501 or firstname.lastname@example.org with advanced notice, to reserve your spot.