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Fire Protection Engineering Technician

Tuition fee CA$16,618 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,238), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

Seneca’s Fire Protection Engineering Technician two-year diploma program is a North American standard in providing comprehensive fire prevention education. You can expect to work with advanced equipment under the guidance of professors and industry experts in fire science labs.

Once you complete the program you can move forward to the Firefighter, Pre-Service Education and Training program for a career in firefighting.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • General knowledge in major areas of fire protection
  • Troubleshooting fire alarms and sprinklers
  • Governing codes and standards

Affiliations/Associations

  • American Fire Sprinkler Association
  • Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA)
  • Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA)
  • Canadian Fire Safety Association (CFSA)
  • Industrial Fire Prevention Association
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • National Fire Sprinkler Association
  • Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall
  • Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association
  • Home Fire Sprinkler Collation
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Professional Certification

This program is recognized by the Canadian Fire Alarm Association – CFAA. Graduates who meet academic certification requirements can receive three-months of work experience.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Fire alarm technician
  • Fire alarm designer
  • Fire alarm sales representative
  • Fire safety plan designer
  • Fire protection engineering technician
  • Firefighter
  • Fire and life safety public educator
  • Alternative fire suppression technician
  • Fire extinguisher technician
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025