Live Fire Instructor Credential-Fixed Facility Taber, AB

Starts:  Oct 4, 2024 08:00 (MT)
Ends:  Oct 6, 2024 17:00 (MT)

This intensive three-day program explores the most recent NFPA 1403 standard and applies the principles of the standard to the student’s ability to instruct live fire training in a safe environment. The course is delivered in a true blended learning approach using the online-learning system to prepare the candidate for the three day instructor led course.

Students must first complete an extensive online learning platform with several activities and pre-test. NFPA 1403 content will be discussed and demonstrated in hands-on live fire training evolutions at the host facility where skill checklists validate candidate performance. Candidates must meet all prerequisites as specified in NFPA 1403 Chapter 4 Section 4.3 to participate as students in this program.

Program Highlights:

  • Instructor responsibilities in operations of permanent gas fire and Class A combustible fueled live fire training structures
  • Creating and implementation of a sample pre-burn plan
  • Emergency planning and operations
  • Instructor and student pre-fire walk-through
  • Review and analyze relevant case studies
  • Working with students in fire conditions
  • Situational awareness during fire conditions
  • Fuel characteristics and safe loading
  • Participant PPE inspections
  • Review of current industry research involving live fire conditions
  • Application of duties to ignition officer, safety officer and instructor-in-charge

Reading Material (not provided with registration):

  • NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training, 2018 Version (required)
  • Live Fire Training: Principles & Practice to NFPA 1403, Second Edition (recommended)
Student Prerequisites for Live Fire Instructor Credential Program:
  •  Must be an AHJ credentialed Firefighter II & AHJ credentialed Instructor
  •  Must have a minimum of one year as an instructor
  •  Successful completion of online pre-course examination
  •  Must have the Liability Waiver signed by the Fire Chief of represented department, verifying these aforementioned prerequisites

Registration Dates

Registration Register Before
Regular Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Late Thursday, October 3, 2024


Taber Fire Department
5207 A 49 Avenue
Taber, AB T1G 2E1

Pricing Information

Registration Regular Late
Member $575.00 $660.00
Non-member $725.00 $830.00
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Suzanne Campbell
800-435-0005 ext 21