Training Certification Requirements


See hiring process to secure employment with Panorama.

Entry level Wildland Firefighter (Type 3) certifications:

  1. S-100 (Basic Fire Suppression & Safety)
  2. S-185 (Fire Entrapment Avoidance)
  3. WHMIS 2015 (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) 
  4. ICS 100 (Incident Command Systems)
 
 
Wildland Firefighter (Type 2) certifications:
  1. S-100, S-185, WHMIS 2015, TDG, ICS 100
  2. S-211 (Fire Enviroment)
  3. S-212 (Fire Line Communications)
  4. S-213 (Use of Bulldozers & Heavy Equipment)
  5. OFA Level 1 with Transportation Endorsement                                                                               

 

Structure Protection Firefighter certifications:

  1. S-100, S-185, WHMIS 2015, ICS 100
  2. WSPP-115 Structure Protection Workshop


The following certifications will increase your chances of receiving a call-out. Although Panorama does not provide training for all of the courses below, we will assist you in locating. See link page for websites. 

  1. OFA Level 1 with Transportation Endorsement
  2. OFA Level 3
  3. UNBC Dangerous Tree Assessor (DTA), Wildland Fire Module
  4. CAGC Power Saw Operator (PSO), Level 1 or 2
  5. NFPA 1001, FF1 or 2 

Medic (First Aid Division) certifications:  
 
  1. OFA Level 3 minimum or EMR, PCP, EMT
  2. Class 5 Driver License & copy of ICBC Abstract
  3. S-100 (Basic Fire Suppression & Safety)
  4. S-185 (Fire Entrapment Avoidance)
  5. ICS 100
  6. WHMIS 2015
  7. GPS knowledge
  8. Radio Communication S-212 or equivalent experience

 

Faller certifications: 

  1. BCFSC, CAGC (Enform)  Level 3 or BCWS Faller certification 
  2. S100 & S185
  3. DTA - Wildland Fire Module (this certification is not required but it is preferred)
  4. Class 5 Driver License & copy of ICBC Abstract
  5. OFA Level 1 with Transportation Endorsement or Standard First Aid
  6. ICS 100
  7. WHMIS 2015
  8. GPS knowledge
  9. Radio Communication S-212 or equivalent experience