Education and Training

The Saskatchewan Volunteer Firefighters Association is proud to be your link to training courses and materials. Through our associations with the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA), Saskatchewan Fire Service Instructors Group (SFSIG) and Target Safety you get access to training and educational materials for the fire service and related areas. You can reach professional instruction and materials in areas such as risk management and loss prevention and firefighter safety. Through these resources training becomes more affordable and available to all fire fighters within the province.

2019 Fall Fire School in Swift Current, SK!

The 2019 Fall Fire School in Swift Current, SK is coming on 18-20 October 2019!

Click here for the registration package and start sending in your registrations!

See below for important information regarding the HazMat - First Responder Operations course

Search and Rescue/Forcible Entry is cancelled, Confined Space Awareness is now available!

Useful Training Links:

Here is the link for the CASA Grain Entrapment online training for firefighters. It is the prerequisite for taking the Grain Entrapment practical but can be done by anyone interested for FREE! Upon completion a certificate can be printed off.

Here you'll find the ICS 100 workbook and exam. Simply print off or save onto your computer, complete the self study/open book exam and scan/email to
The certificate will be mailed when grading is recorded by ICS Canada.
-ICS 100 Student Workbook
-ICS 100 Exam

Important Info for the HazMat Course at Fall Fire School!

If you are planning on attending this course there are a number of important things to complete before Fire School starts:

  • Plan your travel arrangements appropriately as the course will finish at 1700 on Sunday

  • Bring full bunker gear and SCBA with an extra bottle

  • Register for the course through the SVFFA AND with the IAAF (follow the instructions below)

    Step 1: Login

    Members/Existing users click HERE to login
    Non-members that have never taken an IAFF class click here to create a new record.  Members/existing users should NOT use this option as it will cause considerable complications with your records.

    Step 2: Course Registration

    Please follow the instructions that are located on the course registration page. A confirmation email will be sent to you after successful registration.

    If you have questions about registration, please contact:

    Bruce White │ HazMat Training  Coordinator
    HazMat Training Department