Fire Suppression

S100 Fire Suppression

Upon successful completion of the course, the candidate will demonstrate a basic knowledge of wildland fire suppression organization structure, wildfire behavior, plus suppression and safety procedures. Practical skills with equipment used in BC to effectively and safely respond to wildfires is a mandatory component for initial ticket holders. Successful candidates will receive the Ministry of Forests S-100 Fire Suppression certificate.  S100 is the prerequisite for the S185 course.

Course Requirements: 

  • Provision of a parent or guardian signature if under 16
  • Students must bring hard hats, work boots, safety glasses & hearing protection (ear plugs)

Cost: $225 plus gst, includes books

Register here for S100


S185 Fire Entrapment Avoidance and Safety

Upon completion of the S-185 course, the participant will be able to size up and evaluate potential fire entrapment situations and how to act accordingly to remove himself or herself safely from a potentially risky situation, deploy the necessary resources using safe and efficient strategies and tactics to prevent loss of life. The S-185 is a requirement for people who are employed to fight fires (e.g. contract fire fighters, emergency firefighters).

Course Requirements: 

  • Provision of a parent or guardian signature if under 16
  • The S100 is the prerequisite to the S185
  • Students must bring hard hats, work boots, safety glasses & hearing protection (ear plugs)

Cost: $60 plus gst, includes books

Register here for S185


S100a (Recertification)

If recertifying their S100, student must show prior certificate.  This is a 4 hour course. 

Cost: $50 plus gst

Register here for S100a Recertification

 

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