Grimsby Regional Training Centre

Grimsby Regional Training Centre (GRTC) offers classrooms, wet lab, commercial kitchen, training tower and burn cells. The GRTC is an accredited satellite campus of the Ontario Fire College (OFC), offering National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Ontario Fire Code courses for Ontario Municipal Fire Services.  

Location

167 Mountain Road, Grimsby ON  L3M 4E7 

Registration information

How to register for a course

Complete an application form now

Send us your completed form

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are members of an Ontario municipal fire service, be it full, part time or volunteer. Your Municipal Fire Chief or approved designate, confirms you have the required prerequisites, completes your application and email or fax to the Grimsby Fire Department. Your fire department will be notified of your acceptance by email approximately one month prior to the start of the course.  

 

Course Prerequisites

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are members of an Ontario municipal fire service, be it full, part time or volunteer.  It is the responsibility of each Municipal Fire Chief or approved designate, to determine applicant meets prerequisites to be eligible to apply for and attend the course, and seek certification. Your application will be reviewed by the OFC Registrar prior to approval for OFC courses.

Accessing pre class materials: 

You can access course information by visiting Ontario Fire College.

  • Click the “Log in as a guest” button (below the main log in boxes)
  • Password: preclass
  • Click the course folder
Registration Fees

OFC Fees

Fire departments will be charged a non-refundable registration fee of $65.00 for each student accepted into a course by the OFC. Fire departments will be invoiced quarterly by the OFC.

GRTC Fees

Course fee identified in the GRTC course calendar for each student accepted into a course is invoiced by the Town of Grimsby prior to the start of the course, payable upon receipt.  

Harmonized Sales Tax

Harmonized Sales Tax is charged on all courses. All course fees listed do not include the applicable HST.

Course cancellations

If you are cancelling

  • OFC approved courses are cancelled in accordance with the OFC Cancellation Policy.
  • GRTC cancellation received less than 5 weeks prior to the course start date may be charged an Administration fee in accordance with the Town of Grimsby Fees & Charges Bylaw.
  • GRTC cancellation received 2 weeks or less prior to the course start date may be charged full course registration fee.
Parking

Student parking is available on-site for all courses.  

Alcohol/Drugs/non prescription pharmaceutical

Student(s) under the influence of alcohol/drugs/non prescription pharmaceuticals will be removed from the course and no refund will be issued.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in / on the property except in the designated area. Failure to follow this policy will result in students being removed from the course with no refund.

Meals

All full-day courses will include refreshments and lunch, unless otherwise indicated. Meals are catered and students should take that into consideration for dietary restrictions.  

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this course listing, the Grimsby Fire Department (GFD) has the right to modify any program, course, location, timetable, or fee without prior notice. GFD reserves the right to cancel a course because of insufficient registrations or for other budgetary reasons. In the event the GFD exercises such a right, the GFD sole liability will be the refund of registration fees paid, if applicable, by the applicant.

 

COURSE CALENDAR - 2022

 January 10-14, 2022 - NFPA 1021 FO III Blended (Course # 22 - 2 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II

 

Course Fee:

  • $180.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • November 9th, 2021
 January 17-19, 2022 - NFPA 1041 Instructor I Blended (Course # 22 - 3 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department

 

Course Fee:

  • $180.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • November 14th, 2021
 February 7-9, 2022 - Commercial Cooking (Course # 22 - 1 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department

 

Course Fee:

  • $180.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • January 6th, 2022
 February 21-24, 2022 - NFPA 1035 FLSE II (Course # 22 - 2 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1035 Fire and Life Safety Educator I

 

Course Fee:

  • $240.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • January 20th, 2022
 February 25, 2022 - NFPA 1035 PUBLIC INFO OFF (Course # 22 - 3 G) 
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department

 

Course Fee:

  • $60.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • January 20th, 2022
 March 8-11, 2022 - Fire Code Div B PT 3 & 5 (Course # 22 - 1 G)
  Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • Fire Code Div B Pt 2 & 6

 

Course Fee:

  • $300.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • February 6th, 2022
 March 21-25, 2022 - NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II Blended (Course # 22 - 3 G)
  Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I

Course Fee:

  • $300.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • January 21st, 2022
 March 28-April 1, 2022 - NFPA 1021  Fire Officer IV Blended (Course # 22 - 3 G)
  Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III

 

Course Fee:

  • $180.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • January 29th, 2022
 March 28-April 1, 2022 - NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector II (Course # 22 - 2 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I
  • Fire Code Div B Pt 2 & 6
  • Fire Code Div B Pt 9
  • Courtroom Procedures
  • OFC NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Awareness

 

Course Fee:

  • $300.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • February 27th, 2022
 April 4-6, 2022 - NFPA 1035 FLSE I (Course # 22-3 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department

 

Course Fee:

  • $195.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • March 4th, 2022
 May 2-6, 2022 - NFPA 1031 FIRE INSP I (Course # 22-7 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Awareness

 

Course Fee:

  • $325.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • April 2, 2022
May 2-6, 2022 - NFPA 1521 ISO BLENDED (Course # 22-3 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I

Course Fee:

  • $325.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • February 21st, 2022
May 16-20, 2022 - FIRE CODE DIV B PT 2&6 (Course #22-4 G)
 Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department

 

Course Fee:

  • $325.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • April 16th, 2022
June 6-10, 2022 - NFPA 1031 FIRE INSP II (Course #22-3 G)
Prerequisites:
  • Member of an Ontario municipal fire department
  • NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I
  • Fire Code Div B Pt 2 & 6
  • Fire Code Div B Pt 9
  • Courtroom Procedures

 

Course Fee:

  • $325.00 + hst 

 

Registration Deadline:

  • May 6th, 2022

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