Safety Services

Firefighting

The Office of the Fire Marshal identifies the required courses and curriculum in support of the Nunavut Fire Training Strategy.  The MTO manages the budgets for these courses, communicates the information to the communities, registers the participants, and handles all course logistics.

 

Courses:

Participants will develop knowledge and skills to conduct thorough fire inspections, make assessments and prepare recommendations to ensure the risk of fire in a building is minimized.

They will use applicable legislation, codes, standards and related data to make assessments and prepare recommendations.

Upon successful completion of this 8.5 day course: 8 days classroom instruction, and a 4 hour written exam, students will receive a joint NFPA/JIBC certificate bearing accreditation seals.

This course is accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard in compliance NFPA 1031.

Check Dates

Are you  a Land Claim Beneficiary, an active member of your local fire department and in top physical shape? Do you want an opportunity to show it off and compete to be the best Fire Fighter in Nunavut? Then sign up for the Nunavut Fire Fighting Competition, taking place in Iqaluit from August 9-13, 2019! A team of 6 will be selected to represent TEAM NUNAVUT at the annual Aboriginal Fire Fighters Competition.

This years National Competition is in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, from August 14-18, 2019.