Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrate the firefighter’s key roles in the following areas: fire suppression, community education and fire prevention, emergency care provided by firefighters, environmental protection and special rescue.
  • Identify and use personal and professional development activities conducive to growth and lifelong learning.
  • Meet the ethical, legal and safety requirements expected of firefighting professionals.
  • Apply safe practices and techniques in the use of fire department tools and equipment.
  • Communicate effectively via verbal, non-verbal, written and electronic means, using appropriate, recognized fire department terminology.
  • Interact with others in various emergency and non-emergency situations with confidence, professionalism and sensitivity to others and to the circumstances.
  • Communicate effectively, in a respectful manner, with various communities and their members.
  • Use effective, appropriate problem-solving and decision-making skills in emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Work efficiently with the other members of the fire department team, providers of pre-hospital emergency care and other groups involved in providing emergency care to ensure a full range of services in emergency and non-emergency situations.

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