The following courses are being offered at no charge to volunteer fire departments in Nova Scotia: 

Introduction to Hazmat, Operations at Hazmat Incidents, Vehicle Extrication, Incident Scene Safety Officer, Emergency Vehicle Driver Training, Managing Company Tactical Operations, Emergency Responders Traffic Management Guidelines, Incident Command Systems (ICS 100 & ICS 200) 

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Course Application

An application form must be filled out for each student attending either a regular course or classes through the MBU.

Forms must be submitted to NSFS thirty (30) days prior to the start date of the course. 

IMPORTANT!!! Cancellations must be submitted to NSFS prior to fourteen (14) days of the course start date (preferably in writing) - unexcused absences will still be charged in full for course and accommodations if applicable.


All students under the age of 18 require a legal guardian's consent and a department chaperone. 

Please submit the Parental Permission Registration Form for Junior Firefighters found below along with the Course Application.

If you have any questions regarding filling out this form, please contact NSFS. 

Fillable form below to be sent to NSFS by fax 1-902-860-0255.

Level I & Level II Firefighter


Advanced and Specialty Course Descriptions

3015  Live Fire Refresher

3022  Hazmat Technician

3023  Anhydrous Response

3045  Emergency Vehicle Driver Training

3050  Pump Operations

3070  Confined Space Entry

3072  Confined Space Rescue

3100  Ice Rescue

3101  Ice Rescue Operations

3108  Swift Water Rescue

3030  Vehicle Extrication

3032  New Vehicle Technician

3033  Vehicle Extrication - Hand Tools

3034  Vehicle Extrication - Hydraulics

3081  Basic Rapid Intervention Techniques

3083  Advanced Rapid Intervention Techniques

3085  Firefighter Safety & Survival

3091  Thermal Imaging Cameras - Theory

3092  Applied Thermal Imaging

Fire Service Instructor Course Descriptions