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I want to be a firefighter. Stations that provide training?

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  • I want to be a firefighter. Stations that provide training?

    Hey there!
    I'm a 38 year old female, physically in top form, I weight train and condition 6x a week.. eat well. I love in Guelph, Ontario. I've wanted to be a firefighter my whole life and I've just come upon a time where it could be doable. However I cannot afford the training .. looking for Departments in the Guelph, Eramosa, Rockwood, Puslinch area .. that provides training? There are no stations within a 3km radius here that have a volunteer Dept. Like I said, I cant afford the training on my own, but I am ready, willing and more than able. Can anyone help me out?
    thanks in advance

  • #2
    Not a Canadian so not sure how the system works,

    I know you talked about money,,

    I see a lot of Canadians go here for training Fort Worth area


    Maybe try to get people to sponsor you/ gift you ??

    Go to some fire stations in the area and ask a lot of questions, see what advice they give


    • #3
      Some departments want you to get your training from them, even if you're trained somewhere else. And many have local or regional training available, often at no cost other than your attendance. If it's a paid-on-call department, they might even pay you for that.

      As was said, ask around the area and see what's available.
      Opinions my own. Standard disclaimers apply.

      Everyone goes home. Safety begins with you.


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