Humber’s Fire Services Diploma program teaches you the theory of fire science, fire prevention, safety, physical and mental health while working collaboratively with social and community services. Taking this program will provide you with a well-rounded education in fire services. You will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required by professional fire and emergency services. Develop personal resilience strategies to manage the rigours of this career.
This program does not provide you with education to become a firefighter. If you would like information on becoming a firefighter, see our Pre-Service Firefighter program.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
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Our program will provide you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue employment in a broad range of fire services including fire service training, fire code inspection, fire cause investigation, and emergency measures with municipal fire services, military, and provincial ministries within the public sector. Graduates may also find employment within the private sector in security, fire inspection and insurance adjustment.
Graduates of the program are eligible to write the NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I & II and NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations certification exams.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
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On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.