Training

Bob Swart is a recognized instructor for British Columbia's:

*Wildfire Management Branch (WMB)
*Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC)

SInce 2004, then Bob has been part of the development, implementation & delivery of the accredited S-115: Structure Protection & Site Preparation Workshop. Bob continues to be one of three chosen instructors for the Structure Protection Program in British Columbia.

Firestorm additionally performs fire training to Fire Departments, First Nations Communities, Logging Operations and the General Public interested in wildland firefighting.

Key instructors also include specific certified First Nation trainers who work and live within First Nation Communities. This provides a closer level of learning, comprehension and internal support to students.

Firestorm has various certified instructors for the following courses:

MINISTRY OF FORESTS

*S-100: Basic Fire Suppression & Safety
*S-185: Fire Entrapment Avoidance
*S-212: Fireline Communications / restricted Radio Operatos License
*S-215: Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
*S-230: Crew Boss / Single Resource Supervisor
*S-232: Pumps & Water Delivery
*S-235: Burn Off & Backfiring
*S-241: Fire Assessment

OFFICE OF THE FIRE COMMISSIONERS

*S-115: Structure Protection & Site Preparation Workshop
*S-215: Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
*S-315: Advanced Interface Operations (April 2009 release)
*ICS100: Incident Command
*ICS200: Incident Command
*F-CFP100: Community FireSmart Presentation (Principles & Fundamentals)

OTHER COURSES

*F-PSO: Work Safe BC - Power Saw Operators
*F-DTA: Danger Tree Assessors
*F-100: Sprinkler Operations
*F-110: Mark 3 Fire Pump Operations & Fireline Troubleshooting
*F-120: Class "A" Foam School & Burn
*F-130: Gel Applications & Techniques
*F-140 Thermal Imaging Applications & Techniques

Contact Bob Swart direct: fire.storm@shaw.ca















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