Diversity & Equity Fire Training Program

The fire training program is designed to provide an opportunity to train for Level I and Level II Fire certification with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.

Candidates will have the opportunity to train during evenings and weekends to allow for family obligations and/or work schedules to continue. This training will also provide access to our top trainers in WFPS to prepare for future recruitments.

Program Entry Eligibility

  • Proficiency in English
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Physically able to perform tasks and training requirements
  • Able to commit to the training schedule (Tuesday and Thursday evenings)
  • Be of sound and positive ethics and thrive in a team environment
  • Must identify with one or more of the following equity groups: Indigenous peoples, women, racialized peoples, persons with disabilities, newcomers and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons

*Required Documents

  • High School education - Grade 12 or GED
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • A Valid Driver's License - Class 5 (minimum)
  • Police Information Check, Police Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Drivers Abstract Driver Safety Rating Scale Statement no more than minus four (-4) (once accepted into the program)

If interested in this great opportunity apply with a resume and a summary (one (1) page maximum) of why you want to become a FireFighter and the barriers you faced when working toward achieving this goal.

*If selected for an interview all required documents will be required prior to interview.

Diversity & Equity Fire Training Program Posting

Diversity & Equity Fire Training Program Information Package

Class Photo September 2022

Class photo September 2022.

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