“Be the change you want to see in the world.”-- Mahatma Gandhi
“Effort and courage is not enough without purpose and direction.”-- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
SUPPORT, ADVOCACY, MENTORING & CERTIFICATION
In Canada, there are now three professional associations that certify the boots on the ground in our industry, but we are an industry first. The Fire Technicians Network provides Professional Certification for fire protection equipment service technologists and specialists in Canada and represents the Gold Standard of professional practice in the testing, service, maintenance, and installation of building life safety equipment and systems.
So what exactly sets us apart?
An unparalleled, open and comprehensive online knowledge base that has been providing the tools you need for ten years;
An expanded industry leading training programme;
Freely accessible, updated Test and Inspection FORMS;
Advocacy and mentoring;
Proactive oversight of Network Certified Technologists and Specialists;
Active industry participation ensures you’re up-to-date with the latest News & Bulletins;
We want you to succeed and flourish in the profession you’ve chosen! We also want to ensure you have access to the most current information available to take your career to the next level while protecting the people that matter the most.
TECHNICAL TRAINING & ONGOING EDUCATION
We offer a variety of technical training options that includes:
an extensive, freely accessible on-line information resource
traditional class based courses,
on-site / in-house training
webinar based courses
webinar based upgrading and ongoing training
For more information on the courses we offer (including pricing and availability) please visit our Training Centre!
PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION, PROJECT REVIEW, INVESTIGATION
Building owners, property managers, designers, installers, electricians, building officials, and the fire prevention community in Canada now have access to an unbiased, real-time information resource that will leverage the knowledge and capabilities of industry certified professionals across Canada for:
determining required installation, service, and testing criteria,
reviewing inspection, Commissioning and Verification reports,
building life safety equipment and systems audits,
providing forensic investigation services of building life safety equipment & systems to determine pre-incident operational status and identify issues that may have impacted performance or functionality.
What we’re all about! We are not affiliated with ASTTBC, CFAA, CANASA, NFPA, NAFED, or NICET (although we encourage you to explore and objectively evaluate the benefits associated with supporting their individual efforts). Membership in the Fire Technicians Network is entirely voluntary. Are you up to the challenge of demonstrating your commitment to public safety and the highest standard of professional practice?