TRAINING INFORMATION AND COURSES

WORLD CLASS PREPARATION FOR A WORLD CLASS CAREER

FIREFIGHTER PREPARATION TRAINING COURSE

The training that FFTC provides is both unique and comprehensive. The following outlines the major areas that are included in the Preparation Course.

APTITUDE TESTING AND SCREENING

We test you, screen you, and work on problem areas to help ensure success with respect to the Aptitude portion of the hiring process – throughout the course

COVER LETTER & RESUME BUILDING

We supply instruction on building your cover letter and resume for your career as a Firefighter or a Police Officer

PHYSICAL FITNESS

We train you to help you to be the best shape of your life and in the best physical condition to perform the duties of a Firefighter or a Police Officer. We work on your core, cardio, upper/lower body strength, speed, agility, and balance - all in conjunction with passing the Firefighter /Police Physical Fitness test.

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

We put all candidates through sample test questions throughout the course – this helps you to prepare appropriate answers and also teaches you correct body language and deportment in such interviews – Skype/Mock interviews are included – as well as including personality testing.

STATION ASSESMENT & THRESHOLD KNOWLEDGE & PRACTICAL SKILLS TEST

We provide you with pre- station assessment criteria – ie. visit to a Fire Hall, Ambulance and/or a Police Station.We review study practices for the Threshold Knowledge Test and inform you on preparation for the Practical Skills Test.

FEMR/EMR REFRESHER (ALBERTA)

information available

SAFETY TICKETS 

"NEW" - Firefighter Awareness Training" - an introduction to PPE - Personal Protective Equipment, FB - Fire Behavior, FE- Forcible Entry, FA - Fire Attack. Ventilation, and SR - Search and Rescue
H2S Alive/Awareness, TDG, WHMIS, CSTS -Construction Safety Ticket, CSA-Confined Space Awareness, FPA-Fall Protection Awareness, FFTC - Professional Drivers Course (classroom portion), WSA-Workplace Safety Awareness/Healthy back Course, EAFR-Electrical Awareness for First Responders, NGAFR-Natural Gas Awareness for First Responders,  STHIL - Chainsaw Awareness course, PSAT - Petroleum Safety and Fire Behavior Awareness Course, ERAP - Emergency Action/Assistance Plan Awareness, – all applicable to the Emergency Services

 

INTRODUCTION TO FIREFIGHTER PRECIS & FIREFIGHTER HANDBOOK

General knowledge base for preparation for the Threshold knowledge test and information/criteria for the Recruit Firefighter/Police Interview – includes communications, rank and structure, policy and procedure, Incident Command, Fire Behavior etc.– are all applicable to Fire and Police Careers

ONLINE COURSES

Online courses and correspondence are available. Contact us for more details.

COURSE LIAISON

On going liaison with Chief Kokotilo "throughout" the application process up to and including hire.

CLASS 2 & 3 LICENSE

AVAILABLE COURSES

The following is a list of current and upcoming courses.  If you want to enroll in any of these courses, please send us an email.

Firefighter Career Preparation Course

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ENDORSEMENTS

  • Chief Kokotilo - Just wanted to let you know - I am in the first class! Ranked "5th!" Thanks for your guidance and mentorship.  Ryan S.

  • Chief - Previously I was unable to get through the interview. Your knowledge and coaching was the "ticket!!" - Thanks . William H.

  • Chief Kokotilo- my dream was as a  professional Firefighter - you helped me immensely with your expertise and guidance - I have just signed an offer letter with Victoria!! Thanks again . Sean L.

  • Thanks for the unbelievable help with respect to the interview process and general knowledge of the Fire Department - the "one on one" skypes you did with me helped me to succeed and get on the eligibility list - thanks again!                                                                                                                                                            John S.

  • Chief - just wanted to thank-you - I start on Sept. 4th in the first class and your help set me above the rest.                                                                                          Justin M.

  • Chief - "WOW" is all I can say! Thanks for helping me fulfill my dream.                                                                                                                                                      Jacob C.

  • Chief Kokotilo - what can I say "3rd" time the charm - had problems with the interview - you helped me immensely - will not forget it - THANKS AGAIN!!   Carson M.

  • Chief Kokotilo, This past year was my fourth year applying to the EFRS, and I had always been unsuccessful in my interviews. I firmly believe that it was your class, and the mock interview that I was a part of, that made me successful in the interview this last time around. I am currently in training as a member of class 138 with the EFRS and although late, just wanted to thank you immensely for helping me realize my dream. Greg R. 

  • Chief........ I am 100% confident that I would never have made it this far without your prep class. I found it as the single biggest resource of knowledge and advice that I could have ever found, and I am very grateful that you use your time and expertise to help people like me achieve our dream. So a sincere thank-you goes to you. Mike A. 

  • Chief, I got my e list placement today I made 7th and Aaron made 15th with EFRS-2012. We couldn't have done it without your help. Mike B.

  • You probably heard the list came out - I ranked 11-EFRS 2012. Your class was a huge help in giving me the skills to excel in the recruitment process. Thanks for giving so much of your time to making sure we were prepared and confident. Mike G. 

  • Chief - unbelievable!! I also received a job offer from Edmonton and was just notified that I placed 17st on the list....My dream has come true........ Thank you so much with everything in training I know I couldn't have done it without your help. Thanks again Chief!  Hancock 

  • I just heard from human resources and I am blown away and feel like there is a mistake, but they said that I received 100% on my interview and am moving on. I received the eligibility list and I ranked 3rd... Once again I just want to thank you for your help in all of this for me. Dave N. 

  • Chief Kokotilo, I am ecstatic to tell you that I ranked 14th on the Eligibility list! A HUGE thank you for help on the physical and interview training, I know that it was an integral part of my success! Jonathan S.

  • Chief, Thanks for all the help and guidance that you gave me thru your Fire-Fit class. The knowledge base that I gained from the Aptitude right to the Interview process helped me attain the eligibility ranking of 12th on the list. Thank-you for making my dream come true! Ryan P. 

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CONTACT INFO
  • Most courses are by correspondence and some held in the greater Edmonton area. For more information contact Chief John H. Kokotilo
  • phone : (780) 218-1832
  • Email : firefitchief@mcsnet.ca
  • SKYPE : firefitchief