There are three new programs added to the fire and emergency spring training school in Clarenville on May 24-30.
Newfoundland and Labrador
By LAURA GRIFFIN
Special to the Compass
The new programs include Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface, Technical Rope and Rescue - 1006 Core Rescue training, and Mental Health First Aid for youth.
“I strongly encourage volunteers, firefighters, first responders and municipal representatives to register and take advantage of learning opportunities available at the upcoming training school,” Steve Kent, minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency said in a news release. “The importance of training cannot be underestimated and these efforts help keep the residents of our province safe and protected.
The training school is offered at no cost to officials and volunteers.
It is open to members of fire departments, municipal representatives, public works, maintenance personnel, emergency response organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
For more detailed course descriptions and registration information visit the Fire and Emergency-NL website: www.gov.nl.ca/fes/training/training.html.