Advance your career as a FirefighterThe Associate Certificate in Leadership for Firefighters is ideal for those in or working towards a position as a Lieutenant or Captain. Combining elements of leadership and change management, this program has been specially designed to give you the ability to bring your crew together and to foster high performance in your crew, while pursuing continuous improvement and development.
Who should apply?The Associate Certificate in Leadership for Firefighters is right for you if:
- You are moving towards a Lieutenant or Captain position, or will be transitioning from ‘buddy to boss’ in the coming years.
- You want to gain leadership skills to better execute your new or current role.
What grads can do?This flexible program focuses on professional skills development that you can apply to almost any industry. By helping you develop your leadership and change management skills, you’ll be better prepared to move up into managerial roles. You will have the skills to lead your team, and your career, effectively.
Courses can be taken through part-time studies and can be completed online or in-class at our Burnaby or Downtown locations.
Build towards a career in managementMost of the credits earned in the certificate program can be put towards the Fire Executive Management Industry Certificate. This program is ideal for those in or working towards administrative or managerial roles.
Contact the Program Administrator to find out which courses transfer over and to complete an individual assessment.
Transfer credits for fire related coursesHave your previous education recognized! IZUNA provides transfer credits for some courses if you have completed training in any of the following programs:
- Firefighter 1 and 2
- Fire Officer 1, 2, 3, 4
- Fire Prevention diploma
- Fire Service Leadership diploma
- Diploma of Fire and Safety Studies
- Bachelor of Fire and Safety Studies