The full SP-100 training is a 40 hour course that spans 5 days. Our trainers are former MNR fire fighting trainers (retired) who have extensive experience in forest fire fighting. Course ratio is 8 trainees per instructor. Class space is limited - applications are accepted on a first paid - first confirmed basis. The SP-100 course involves both field work (approximately 60% of course time), as well as classroom studies. There will be an exam on the final day. 


Material to be Covered 

     ·         Fire Behaviour

·         Fire Line Patrol and Observations

·         Helicopter, Water Bombing and Burnout Operations

·         Hand Tools

·         Radio Operations

·         Hose Laying and Water Application

·         Power Pump Set-Up

·         Personal Safety on the Fire Line, as well as Safety Around Chainsaw Operations

·         Tent and Camp Set-Up, and Mop-up Principles

·         WHIMIS training

·         Health, Safety & Wellness Module

·         Bush Orientation dealing with compassing

·         Teamwork & Human Factors with introduction to ICS, Fuel Handling and Equipment Management


**Notes on what is included in helicopter training:

·            Safety around helicopter operations

·            Proper equipment slinging operations

·            Communicating with hand signals

·            Loading equipment


Space is limited in all courses - if you are interested, please apply ASAP.


Schedules and Registration