Testimonials

 

 

Katelyn Carey, Jessica Brown, Angela Safko
From left: Katelyn Carey, Firefighter, Toronto Fire Services; Jessica Brown, Fire Inspector, Toronto Fire Services; and Angela Safko, Public Educator, Toronto Fire Services.

Jessica Brown

Age upon entering program: 18
Program completed: Fire Protection Engineering Technology (FPT)
Graduation year: 2013
Originally from: Oshawa, Ont.
How long did it take to get hired? One month
Positions held: Fire Alarm Technician, Toronto Fire Inspector
Coworkers who are Seneca graduates: Lots! It’s more common to be a Seneca graduate working with Toronto Fire Services than to have received education from somewhere else.

“I chose Seneca because it has the best program and education you can receive if you want to be in the fire protection industry.”
- Jessica Brown, Fire Inspector, Toronto Fire Services

 

 

Dylan Pratt

Dylan Pratt

Age upon entering program: 18
Program completed: Fire Protection Engineering Technology (FPT)
Graduation year: 2016
Originally from: Pickering, Ont.
How long did it take to get hired? Received three job offers prior to graduation; started work one month after graduation
Positions held: Sprinkler Designer, Project Manager
Coworkers who are Seneca graduates: More than 10, two of which are the president and vice-president of the company.

“Courses are taught by many experienced professors who have worked in their respective industries for many years and know what is necessary for a new graduate to be successful.”
- Dylan Pratt, Sprinkler Designer and Project Manager, Northstar Fire Protection of Texas

 

 

Qia Wang

Qia (Emma) Wang

Age upon entering program: 23
Program completed: Fire Protection Engineering Technology (FPT)
Graduation year: 2019
Originally from: China
How long did it take to get hired? Hired prior to graduation
Positions held: Code Consultant, Fire Prevention Officer
Coworkers who are Seneca graduates: About 14, which is more than half of my coworkers!

“My fellow classmates and I had a great experience in our co-op that we will always remember. The feedback from both students and the fire industry is always very positive.”
- Qia (Emma) Wang, Fire Prevention Officer, City of Brampton