The Innisfil Regional Training Centre (RTC) offers Ontario Fire College (OFC) training and courses based on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. These courses are available to members of any Ontario municipal fire department, whether full-time or volunteer.

Be sure to sign up early. Courses fill up fast and can have significant waitlists. Please submit your completed application to

Complete the RTC Application Form

For more information about cancelling a registration, please review our Cancellation Policy.

How to register for a course

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are members of an Ontario municipal Fire Service. Your municipal Fire Chief or approved designate confirms you have the required prerequisites, completes your application, and emails or faxes it to Innisfil Fire & Rescue Services. Your fire department will be notified of your acceptance by email approximately one month prior to the start of the course.

To register for an upcoming course, please print and submit the Innisfil RTC Application Form

Course prerequisites 

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are members of an Ontario municipal Fire Service. It is the responsibility of each municipal Fire Chief or approved designate to determine that the applicant meets the required 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 courses.

Registration fees

The invoice for fees will be sent out at the start of the online portion for blended courses and one week before the start of any in-person courses. In addition to the fees for courses charged by Regional Training Centres, fire departments will be invoiced quarterly the $65 registration fee by the OFC for each student attending OFC courses held at Regional Training Centres. The registration fee is not charged for cancellations received at the OFC a minimum of eight weeks prior to the course.

Cancellation fees

Cancellations received 8 weeks or less prior to the course start date may be charged full course registration fee.

Substitution of students or refunds are not allowed after course redemption codes have been sent.

Pre-class materials

Each registered student will receive a redemption code and instructions on how to login and start the pre-class work. It is important that students only use the redemption codes assigned to them to log into the course. The online pre-class must be completed before the start of the in-class sessions. The student’s progress through the pre-class work is monitored and if the student is not completing the required work, the student will be removed from the course.


Student parking is available on-site for all courses.

Meals and accommodations

One meal is included daily with registration in Innisfil RTC courses. Meals are catered and students with dietary restrictions should inform staff accordingly.  

Accommodations are not included. There are no hotels in Innisfil, however, there are some options just north of us in Barrie. Visit Barrie Tourism's website to browse hotel options.

2024 Course Schedule

To provide the high-quality training and educational programs needed for Ontario’s fire services, the OFC continually updates and develops new courses. 

NFPA 1001 - Fire Fighter II

The Fire Fighter II programs meet the knowledge and skill requisites established by the NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2019 Edition (Chapter 5).

Topics include theory and skills training on the following subjects: Building Materials, Structural Collapse, and Effects of Fire Suppression, Technical Rescue Support and Vehicle Extrication Operations, Foam Fire Fighting, Liquid Fires, and Gas Fires, Incident Scene Operations, Fire Origin and Cause Determination, Maintenance and Testing Responsibilities, Community Risk Reduction, Incident Command Structure.

Upon completion of Fire Fighter II, students should be able to assume command within the incident management system, use effective communications using both department communications and incident reporting systems, and perform firegrounds operations to ensure life safety, fire control, and property conservation. Students will also be able to perform rescue operations, victim disentanglement from a motor vehicle accident, support a rescue team, and perform various activities related to reducing the loss of life and property through fire hazard identification, inspection, and response readiness.

Provincial testing through AS&E with the Office of the Fire Marshal will be available at the conclusion of Fire Fighter II Recruit Practicum.

Prerequisite: NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I

In-Class Session: 7 days

Available Courses: November 4 - 10, 2024

Course Number: NFPA 1001 FF II BLENDED-24-16

Online Start Date: September 23, 2024

Applications Due: September 3, 2024

Location: Innisfil 

Fees: $350 (CAD) + HST

NFPA 1021 - Fire Officer II

Fire Officer II builds upon the topics covered in Fire Officer I. There is a more in-depth look at human resources management, community and government relations, as well as the origin and preliminary cause of fires. Emergency delivery topics will evolve from single unit emergency operations to multi-unit emergency operations, with a more in-depth look at pre-incident planning and deployment of assigned resources. In addition, Fire Officer II covers the organization of local government and the roles that outside agencies play in assisting the fire service. Fire Officer II is intended for frontline fire officers with an expanded role.

Prerequisite: NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I

In-Class Session: 5 days

Available Courses: November 18 - 22, 2024

Course Number: NFPA 1021 FO II BLENDED-24-9 IN

Online Start Date: October 7, 2024

Applications Due: September 10, 2024

Location: Innisfil

Fees: $350 (CAD) + HST 

NFPA 1041 - Fire Instructor II

This course will build and expand on the knowledge and requisite skills of the NFPA 1041, 2019 Edition Fire Instructor I. Students will develop skills and knowledge that will enhance the department’s planning, implementation, and evaluation of training and educational programs.

Prerequisite: NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I

In-Class Session: 5 days

Available Courses: October 21 - 25, 2024

Course Number: NFPA 1041 INSTRU II BLENDED-24-11 IN

Online Start Date: September 9, 2024

Applications Due: August 12, 2024

Location: Innisfil

Fees: $350 (CAD) + HST 


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