The Training Division is responsible for assigning the monthly training schedules to each of the four platoons. It is also responsible for providing instruction on specially courses such as: water and ice rescue, confined space, pump operations, driver training, high-rise operations, and auto extrication to name a few. The Training Division is also responsible for the training of Firefighters and the maintenance of their physical abilities. The Training Division ensures that the physical ability of all Firefighters is pristine, and maintained throughout the duration of their career as a Firefighter. The training division works closely with all divisions within the fire department to ensure that all facets of the duties that we provide to the citizens of Brockville are to the highest standards.
Pre-Service Firefighting Program
The Pre-Service Firefighter Program offered by St. Lawrence College is run in conjunction with the Brockville Fire Department. The students learn and work hand-in-hand with the men and women of the Brockville Fire Department at their stations. Upon the successful completion of the fire specific components offered by this program, the graduate will be eligible to undergo provincial testing to meet the requirements of the Office of the Fire Marshal. Upon successful completion of all provincial testing the student will achieve NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II certification and NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction. From there, they may apply to become a Firefighter at fire departments across Canada. For more information on the Pre-Service Fire Fighting Program offered by St. Lawrence College – Brockville you may click on the link below to be directed to St. Lawrence College’s website.