NFPA 1051 – Wildland Firefighter Professional Qualifications


Enhance Your Skills in Municipal & Industrial Firefighting

This course is designed for municipal firefighters who may face grassland, bush, or forest fires. It is also suited to industrial firefighters at such sites as forestry plants and to urban municipalities with large park areas.

Courses are delivered in cooperation with Lakeland College – Emergency Training Centre, content includes basic fire behaviour, firefighter safety, methods of attack including backfire and burnout techniques, water and foam delivery systems, and air-operations safety.

Parkland College has the equipment and staff to travel to any on-site location in Saskatchewan to offer customized training to fit your needs. Training is flexible and can meet any time frame. Upon successful completion of training modules, eligible candidates may apply for IFSAC and ProBoard certification.

Industrial Fire Training Calendar

Schedule & Tuition

Course Date Location Tuition Books
NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Awareness
(same text used for all 472 courses)
April 16-17, 2018
Register by March 15, 2018
Melville $650 $160
NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Operations
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness
(same text used for all 472 courses)
April 17-20, 2018
Register by March 15, 2018
Melville $1,950 $160
NFPA 1006 Rescue Awareness
Prerequisites: Emergency Medical Responder or equivalent
(textbook is specific to Awareness only)
June 18-21, 2018
Register by May 17, 2018
Melville $2,150 $180
NFPA 1041 Instructor Level 1
(same text used for all 1041 courses)
January 22-26, 2018
Register by December 19, 2017
Melville $1,450 $100
NFPA 1081 Incipient
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
May 1-4, 2018
Register by March 29, 2018
Melville $2,350 $225
NFPA 1081 Advanced Exterior
Prerequisite: NFPA 472 Awareness & 1081 Incipient
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
June 25-28, 2018
Register by May 24, 2018
Melville $2,550 $225
NFPA 1081 Industrial Fire Brigade Leader
Prerequisites: NFPA 472 Awareness & the 1081 level(s) for which the trainee will be Brigade Leader
(same text used for all 1081 courses)
February 26-March 2, 2018
Register by January 25, 2018
Melville $2,550 $225

All courses delivered in Melville at either our Campus or Melville Fire Hall or 10-acre environmentally secured Emergency Service Training Site with propane props.

Call Elaine at 306.728.4471 to register.

Program Information:

Donna Vranai
Coordinator, Post-Secondary
Direct: 1.306.728.6592
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766