Emergency Response Academy
The Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy is a Pro Board accredited agency.
It is our goal, at Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy, to provide high quality, current and relevant training and certification that meets or exceeds the standards set by NFPA. To conduct this quality training locally to the fire services of BC Zone 1, avoiding high travel expenses. Through our Pro Board accreditation candidates earn post-secondary recognized training that is internationally reciprocated with other institutions for laddering into advanced diploma and degree programs for professional career advancement.
January to May Open Registration Training Calendar Updated Jan 10
To register: Registration & Consent Form
Online training available for:
Incident Command System (ICS) Level 100,200,300 - unavailable at this time
Hazmat Awareness Level
We can provide Jones and Bartlett EMS and Fire titles at list price - with free shipping in Zone 1. Examples of titles are: Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills; HazMat: Awareness and Operations; Emergency Medical Responder; First Responder. To order email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in becoming an Academy Instructor? Email us at email@example.com. Evaluators, instructors and proctors are vital to our success. Our Evaluator Manual is full of information on qualifications, expectations and safety.
About the Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy
Board of Directors
The Board has representation from Nanaimo Fire Rescue.
The Committee has representation from:
- The Office of the Fire Commissioner
- Fire Chiefs' Association of British Columbia
- Volunteer Firefighter's Association of British Columbia
- Zone 1 Emergency Coordinators Group
- BC Fire Training Officer's Association
- BC Professional Firefighters Association
- Nanaimo Fire Rescue
- Nanaimo Fire Rescue Training Centre and classroom - map
580 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, BC Canada V9R 6E2
Phone: (250) 755-4551
Fax: (250) 753-5480