Forestry Training Course Goal

The best form of fire protection is prevention. This course aims to increase the prevention and detection of wildfires and reduce the cost and extent of damage from wildfires occurring in Alberta, thus increasing workplace safety by reducing the number of machine fires, improving response to fire, and limiting resulting property value losses.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Describe three wildfire behavior types
  • Describe the impacts of wildfire on local ecosystems and communities
  • Describe strategies the provincial government uses to prevent wildfires
  • Describe wildfire prevention strategies needed for safe operations
  • Explain the operator’s role in fire prevention
  • Describe the operator’s response in case of fire
  • Explain the operator’s responsibility in case of fire


          • This course is available in a narrated online version however, it can also be delivered in person or online (to groups) with a live instructor.  To arrange a “live online” delivery please send your request to or contact the WOLF office at 1-866-293-WOLF (9653)

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