Courses

FWC provides training and education programs in online, blended, classroom, and workshop formats, focusing on career development and current issues.

Online Training

Informed by decades of field work, our online programs capitalize on our behind the scenes experience to grow individuals professionally. Curriculum is designed to university-quality standards in an easy to navigate learning platform.

NFPA 1033 Fire Investigation Education

An online course with an optional two-day practical skills development and evaluation session. ProBoard accreditation awarded upon successful completion of exam and skills evaluation.

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Company Inspection Program

Endorsed by the Institution of Fire Engineers, this is a comprehensive online course designed to increase the knowledge base of firefighters who perform fire safety inspections or prepare new firefighters.

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Building Safety Prevention Training

Geared to building owners and managers, this course offers essential fire and life safety knowledge to perform fire safety self-assessment on low-risk buildings, low hazard occupanices.

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Introduction to Incident Command System

Designed for those required to respond in multi-jurisdictional emergency responses, and require an understanding of the Incident Command System.

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Fire Investigation - Electricity and Fire

Learn basic electrical concepts and how they relate to fire by a Red Seal construction electrician. Ideal for firefighters, arson investigators and insurance adjusters.

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Fire Investigation - Wildfire Investigation

Explore the various methodologies and unique processes that affect wildfire to understand how to conduct a wildfire cause investigation.

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Workshops

Organizations interested to bring learning from professional speakers and world-renowned subject matter experts can collaborate with FireWise to organize and facilitate an event. Co-host opportunities are available.

Wildland Fire Investigation Workshop

This informative workshop provides an opportunity to ask questions directly to Professional Arson Analyst/Profiler and former LA Sheriff’s Arson/Bomb Squad Investigator, Ed Nordskog along with Chris Vallerga, Wildfire Investigation Specialist formerly with California Department of Forestry. Gain an understanding of how to conduct a professional and thorough wildfire investigation, identify/eliminate potential ignition sources and learn about wildland arson behaviour.

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3rd Annual Labour Relations Seminar

Learn first hand from a team of legal experts, labour relations specialists and industry leaders for insight and guidance over a broad range of labour, organization and HR topics. The Labour Relations seminar is the only one of it’s kind in Western Canada. Nowhere else will you receive this much detailed, relevant information and guidance from such a broad range of presenters at an affordable fee. If you are an exempt Fire Officer, Police or HR Professional, this is for you! 

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Fire Death Workshop

 At this four-day workshop discover the proper methodology in conducting a fire death investigation, who dies in fires and why, the effects fire has on the human body, different types of fire death incidents and learn from real life cases. Learn first-hand from Fire Investigator, Arson Profiler and Author Ed Nordskog as he is joined with Joe Konefal, Fire Investigator, Bomb Technician and Author.

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Alberta OFC Equivalencies

If you are a member of an Alberta Fire Department, and wondering if FireWise programming and courses meet provincial standards, please click here for more information.