Training & Certification

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The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

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Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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Service at a Glance

I want to become a lifeguard. What training is available?

The City provides training programs through RecConnect for First Aid, Aquatic leadership/ lifesaving and re-certification courses such as:

  • First Aid Standard with CPR B
  • Advanced Instructor course/ Examiners Standards clinic
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C re-certification
How do I become a recreation leader?

The City provides the following programs to prepare you to become a recreation leader:

  • Leader in Training
  • Recreation Leadership Certification Course
  • HIGH FIVE (public courses coming in 2016)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C