Fall Seminar

Date: October 26 – 30, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm, Monday, Oct 26/15 – concludes at noon Friday, Oct 30/15
Location: Ontario Fire College (OFC), 1495 Muskoka Road North, Gravenhurst, P1P 1R8
The 2015 Fire Prevention and Public Education seminar is blended to deliver plenary presentations and workshops that address the first two lines of defense: Public Life Safety Education and Fire Safety Standards and Enforcement. Fire prevention officers and public educators from Municipal Fire Services will join together in this week long training initiative.
Public education programming and fire prevention strategies and safety initiatives will be shared. Presentations on social media techniques, personal safety exposure preparedness, media interviews, operating guidelines, electrical fire investigations, and vulnerable occupancies panel discussion, just to name a few!! The Fire Prevention and Public Education Seminar Committee is busy planning the training, and as soon as the agenda is finalized, it will be posted on the OFC web site!
How to register
Attendees must be registered, and pre-approved to attend by the Registrar’s office otherwise you will not be permitted to attend the seminar. Registered applicants attend the entire week; no switching or partial attendance will be permitted.
Registration is distributed equally amongst the two disciplines, Fire Prevention and Public Education. It is important that the applicant submits either the Fire Prevention or Public Education application. Space is limited and filled first come-first served.
Only one application per fire department, per discipline will be accepted. No Vacancies will be accepted to hold a space.
FPPE Sem FP-15-1 (Fire Prevention Officers)
FPPE Sem PE-15-1 (Public Educators)
Use the Ontario Fire College electronic application form located on the OFC website by going to:
Username: ofc
Password: preclass
Enter the link on the left side of the homepage called “College Calendar” to find the E-application form. You can send the application form electronically by hitting the submit button, or scan and email it to applyofc@ontario.ca, or print and fax it to (705) 687-4611. Applications must be authorized by the Fire Chief, Training Officer, or designate with signing authority for the fire department.
Fire departments will be sent an Application Status Report advising of the status of their applications – approved or waiting (if the seminar is full).


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