This three-semester certificate program provides the successful graduate with knowledge and skills in basic fire science, fire suppression principles and practices, firefighter emergency patient care, fire prevention/public education, and specialty modules such as confined space and environmental hazards. Skills practice and testing in simulated and controlled live fire training scenarios will be conducted. The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and the Office of the Fire Marshal, through the Endorsement Review Board, endorses the content of the program. The Board expressly does not endorse the delivery of the program, tools and/or equipment used in the delivery of the program. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will undergo provincial testing and skill-based scenario testing to meet the requirements for certification by the Office of the Fire Marshal. Students wishing to continue with advanced fire and emergency response training may do so through Lambton College’s Fire Science Technology program.