SP100 Forest Fire Fighter Certification

SP100 Forest Fire Fighter Certification - NRT151

This course will follow the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNR&F) SP-100 Firefighter  training. Students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of basic forest fire suppression techniques and methods used in Ontario today.

Students will gain hands on experience with forest fire suppression equipment and ensure it is retrieved to OMNR&F standards. In addition, the student will demonstrate proficiency in the operation of power pumps, power pump troubleshooting, hose lays, application of water, hand tool line construction, helicopter slinging, safety, teamwork, preparedness, camping, cooking, heating, lighting using propane devices in a practical environment. 

Students who attain a mark of 70% or better on the written exam in this course and achieve 100% attendance at the field exercises will be eligible for certification provincially and nationally.