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  • The Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI)

    The Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI) is the pre-eminent training facility for professionals worldwide.

    FESTI provides: 

    • A one stop portal for provincial, national and international emergency response training for new or current firefighters
    • Programs at FESTI meet the stringent requirements of standard setting bodies like:
      • National Fire Protection Association
      • Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office
      • Canadian Aviation Regulations
      • Institute of Fire Engineering
      • International Civil Aviation Organization 
    • State-of-the-art classrooms are equipped to support a full range of training needs:
      • Computer ports
      • 64 seat theatre with tiered seating
      • Catered cafeteria

    FESTI Benefits: 

    • Training from instructors with years of experience (‘best of the best’) trainers from around the world.
    • Single Point of Access Training for multiple programs for new recruits and firefighters interested in recertification or expanding their skills.
    • Provides CPR and First Aid Programs for businesses that are geared to meet industry, business and government requirements.  
    • Customized Training Programs on or off site at our leading edge training facility and off site to accommodate any organization’s need.
    • Customize training programs to meet the specific needs of professional firefighters or corporations.  
    • 'Real Life' Training is the best way to prepare a firefighter and that cannot be found in a classroom alone. 
    •  FESTI offers over 40 acres of training grounds that include:
      • Confined Spaces Building
      • Confined Space Maze and Collapse Zone which provide realistic and safe, specialized training in hazardous materials and emergency scenarios.
      • Rescue Tower
      • Burn Building
      • Aircraft Training Mock-Ups
      • Auto Extrication
      • Hazardous materials training centre

    FESTI Safety

    At FESTI we hold the safety and wellbeing of our trainees as a number one priority.  Our Special Operations Training Centre provides realistic and safe, specialized training in hazardous materials and emergency scenarios.

    FESTI Comfort 

    FESTI’s well appointed classrooms have all the amenities necessary to do any type of training. The cafeteria provides professionally catered food services. Classrooms are located below an extensive green roof system that allows for improved temperature control in all seasons.

“The best of the best come to train at the Institute recognized for instructors that have years of combined instructional and real life experience”


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