addition to PAR-Q and blood pressure testing, Outland supplies the following
types of training:
Outland is now an approved WFX-Fit testing agency. Please click for schedule and registration information.
training for new trainees. SP-100 is a 40 hour course that spans 5 days. Class
space is limited - applications are accepted on a first come - first serve
SP-100 certificates must be re-certified every 2 fire seasons. If you were
trained for the 2013 fire season - you would have to be retrained for the 2015 season.
training is a requirement for all S-200 fire fighters (crew bosses). One other
Type II (SP-100) fire fighter per crew (4 people) requires chainsaw training as
Within the Ministry of Natural
Resources (MNR), Aviation and Fire Management Program there are a maximum of
700 firefighter positions. This includes crewmember positions on Fire Ranger
Crews, add-ons to Ranger Crews and Extra Firefighters (EFF) who are hired as
required. These are potential positions available annually; actual availability
varies year to year depending on the turnover. Vacancies are difficult to
predict, as notification does not have to be provided until a few weeks before
employment begins. A 30% annual turnover figure has been used, but each Fire
Management Headquarters should be contacted directly as to actual job
opportunities. Successful completion of the SP-100 firefighter training
requirements does not guarantee.