VIERA Course Information

Course Schedule

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Online Courses 

Face-to-Face Courses

  • First Responder Instructor (4 days) 
  • First Responder Instructor RECERT (1 day) 
  • Hazmat Operations NFPA 1072 (core competencies, 3 days)
  • Fire Service Instructor 1 NFPA 1041 (3 days)
  • Incident Safety Officer - Fire Suppression NFPA 1521 (2 days)
  • Fire Officer 1 NFPA 1021 (10 days)
  • Fire Officer 2 NFPA 1021 (8 days)
  • EVOD Chapter 4 Driving NFPA 1002 (4 days)
  • EVOD Chapter 5 Pumping NFPA 1002 (4 days)
  • Tech Rescue General Requirements NFPA 1006
  • Rope Rescue 1 & 2 NFPA 1006 (8 days)
  • Confined Space Rescue 1 & 2 NFPA 1006 (4 days)

Additional Courses

  • Fire Inspector NFPA 1031 (register at Fire Prevention Officers' Association of BC,
  • Fire Investigator NFPA 1033 (register at Fire Prevention Officers' Association of BC,
  • Emergency Decision-making Blindspots
  • Interior Team Leader
  • Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)
  • Fire Fighter Self-Survival

Forms and Publications

Contact Us

Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy 250-755-4551


Last updated: June 23, 2020

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