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Professional Firefighter Program - Basic

The Western Institute of Emergency Education (Sherwood Park)

The Western Institute of Emergency Education (Sherwood Park)

#232 - 2755 Broadmoor Blvd
Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 2W7, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 624 Hours (16 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
Standard Admission Applicants for the WIEE Professional Fire Fighter Program - Basic must meet the following prerequisites: Minimum 18 years of age. High School Diploma verified by transcripts OR General Educational Development (GED) OR post-secondary education equivalent to or above a grade 12 level as evidenced by transcripts. Minimum Class 5 Driver's License. Standard First Aid. Basic Rescuer - CPR Level C. OR Health Care Provider (Heart & Stroke Foundation - Standard First Aid-CPR/AED Level C, St. John's Ambulance or Red Cross). OR More advanced qualifications (wallet card from approved first aid training agency, ACP practice permit). Alberta Student Number. Applicants for the WIEE Professional Fire Fighter Program - Basic must submit a:Medical Form signed by a physician within 6 months of the first day of classes. Resume. wo letters of character reference. Mature Student Requirements: For Students who do not have a high school diploma or GED Must meet the following requirements. - 18 years of age and - Copies of any High school Education transcripts - Provide proof of any post-secondary training if you have. - Complete an academic review through Wonderlic and obtain a minimum 80% before admission to the program.

Distance Delivery Options

Combined (onsite and online)

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $8,500.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,000.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated March 21, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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