Cannabis Fire Safety Awareness Course

Online Cannabis Fire Safety Course

The cultivation and processing of cannabis fire safety are new and evolving without industry standards or ULC, CSA listed equipment. As cannabis becomes an everyday product in Canada, there is a lot of considerations, especially the building safety risks for facilities that produce cannabis, the surrounding locations and the community. Get up to speed quickly on the fire and life safety hazards of cannabis cultivating and processing facilities. Register now and learn how to better protect first responders and your community in response to this new and budding industry.

Who should take this Cannabis Fire Safety Awareness Course?

Senior Fire Officers, Firefighters, Fire Inspectors, Fire Prevention Officers, Fire Investigators and other community officials such as Building Inspectors and Bylaw Enforcement Officers.


  • Features several subject matter experts with unique qualifications and extensive first-hand experience.
  • Practical knowledge focused on current NFPA Standards, Canadian laws and the Denver Fire Department’s examples of inspecting and responding in cannabis facilities.

Course benefits:

  • Convenient and affordable online education that brings the experts to your locale.
  • Learn how marijuana is cultivated and processed and the associated fire and life safety hazards.
  • Discover the current and expected NFPA codes and standards as well as the legal framework in Canada.
  • First-hand experiences shared from Denver’s fire safety inspections to understand the risks to first responders and the general public.
  • University-quality curriculum; easy-to-navigate learning platform.

Course delivery:

The curriculum is available online.

Course structure:

Four presentations with informative slides and infographics throughout.


No pre-requisite is required.


Online training 6 +/- hours.

This Course is FREE:


Raymond Bizal, P.Eng, Regional Director, NFPA; Shayne Mintz, Canadian Regional Director, NFPA; Mark Rudolph, Inspector, Denver Fire Department.

Technical requirements:

A high-speed internet connection and current internet browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox or Edge.

Course materials:

The Cannabis Fire Safety fact sheet is available to download upon completion.

Training support:

  • Course administrators are available by email or phone for questions, assistance, and technical support.