Durham College

Firefighter - Pre-Service Education and Training

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:Faculty of Social & Community Services (SCS)
Field of Study:Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Description:Firefighters are trained professionals who work within a team in fire suppression, attending accidents and emergencies in your communities and focus on educating the public in fire safety. A career firefighter is recognized as a responsible, caring, and brave professional who is well-trained in dealing with emergencies calmly and patiently, while enduring difficult situations. Sounds a lot like a job description for a real-life superhero – are you ready to apply?
URL:Firefighter - Pre-Service Education and Training at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Chemistry 
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status with:

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 mathematics (C, M or U)

  • Grade 11 or 12 biology (C, M or U)
  • Grade 11 or 12 chemistry (C, M or U)
  • Grade 11 physics (C, M or U)
  • Grade 11 or 12 exercise science (C, M or U)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 16, 2023