The Industry Partnership Certificate in Fire Executive Management is an industry-led initiative that will provide you with the business administration and management skills necessary to step into leadership and administration roles in BC’s Fire Departments.
This program is designed to complement the technical training you already have acquired through your work experience as a firefighter. If you are working as a fire fighter or officer, can distinguish yourself by acquiring critical thinking, analytical, and people skills required for leadership positions in the fire service.
About the program
Average 2-5 years to complete, part-time
- 8 core courses with 23 elective credits
- Optional practicum component
- Courses available online and on two campuses
To see more about how the Fire Executive Management Industry Certificate prepares you to further your career, see the Program Details
Who should complete the Fire Executive Management Industry Certificate?
This program is specially targeted to help mature students advance their education. If you have experience in a fire department and are looking to learn more leadership and management skills, visit our Program Entry
page to apply today.
What grads can do
You’ll study with experienced professionals to get the real-world skills you need to become a successful leader in your fire department. Not only will you train on core business and management topics, but you’ll also choose from a variety of electives to best suit the particular needs for you and your department.
This unique training prepares you for leadership and administration positions within the fire and first-responder fields. Additionally, qualified graduates can then apply to continue their studies with BCIT’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
degree program for broader training.
To learn more about opportunities through this program, visit the Graduating and Jobs