Fire Safety Techniques






Bâtiment et travaux publics

Nombre d'unités


Durée de la formation

1185 Heures


Program approved in 2007

Firefighters participate as members of a team in protecting persons and property as well as in fighting fires using the standard and specialized materials required. For emergencies other than fires, firefighters assist communities hit by natural or industrial disasters in order to minimize impact on lives, property or the environment. In terms of rescue operations, firefighters participate in search activities, dispense first aid and evacuate victims.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
937274To enter the labour market60
937302To determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process30
937312To handle hoses, nozzles and appliances30
937322To conduct searches for victims in conditions involving heat and smoke30
937333To establish connections between combustion phenomena and building construction45
937343To access a building and its structure45
937363To establish the water supply for fire streams45
937375To perform emergency operations involving a fire in a low-risk building and an exterior fire75
937383To perform emergency operations involving hazardous materials45
937392To perform on-site salvage and overhaul operations30
937413To establish a water supply and set up high-flow equipment45
937433To manoeuvre a ladder truck30
937455To prevent physical health problems75
937462To set up and establish the water supply from one fire vehicle to another30
937475To carry out prevention activities75
937482To prevent psychological health problems30
937933To operate a fire vehicle45
937944To act as a First Responder60
937953To perform emergency operations involving a fire in an attached low-rise building and a large building45
937962To interact with the members of a fire station30
937974To perform emergency operations involving a fire in a high-occupancy building60
937984To perform vertical rescue operations60
937993To perform water rescue operations45
938004To perform rescue operations involving a damaged vehicle60
938013To perform rescue operations in a confined space45