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May 28, 2007
Toronto Fire Services offers career preparation course in September, 2007
Toronto Fire Services is offering a career preparation course for people 18 years of age and older who want to learn about the Toronto Fire Services and the various opportunities it offers.

The curriculum includes hands-on fire services training at one of the City of Toronto’s training centres delivered by professional firefighters. This course provides an introduction to a variety of relevant fire service information and practical experience.

The course will be presented on the following dates in 2007:

§ Beginning September 11, 2007 for 12 weeks on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

§ Beginning September 12, 2007 for 12 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Both sessions take place at the Special Operations Training Centre, 200 Bermondsey Rd., south of Eglinton Ave. E. and east of the Don Valley Parkway.

For more information about the course and how to apply, call 416-392-FIRE (3473) or visit Although the courses take place in September, Employment Equity, Employment Services, must receive the career preparation course registration form no later than noon on Friday, June 22, 2007. The registration form can be downloaded at

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Captain Ron Barrow, Toronto Fire Services, 416-338-9522



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