The Firefighter training program runs for 12 weeks and we offer several intake dates, including a blended learning option.

2020 Intake Schedule 

Platoon ID  ​Dates ​Status
Blended Learning E1  Jan 27 - Apr 17 online
onsite postponed 1
P1 Apr 20 - July 10
Cancelled 2
P3 July 27 - Oct 16
Full - wait listing
1 The 5-week practical portion of the Firefighter (blended) program that was scheduled to start in Vermilion on April 20 has been postponed. The onsite training has been rescheduled to begin August 17, 2020. Lakeland will confirm that date by July 06, 2020.
2 The first platoon (P1) of Lakeland’s firefighter training program is cancelled. This platoon was scheduled for April 20 - July 10. People accepted into P1 may defer their start date to the third platoon, which starts July 27 (if restrictions are lifted), or have their tuition and program fees refunded.
For more information on Lakeland's COVID-19 response, go to our COVID-19 page.