Canadian Fire Alarm Technology Program Vocational Training

This page outlines admission and advanced standing rules for students who are protected under the Ontario Career Colleges Act 2005. These rules will probably apply to you unless your tuition is paid by your employer, union or association. Please consult us if you are unsure.

Admission Requirements

Before the day the program commences, you must prove that you will be 18 years of age or older (proof will be required on registration). Acceptable documents include valid driver’s licence, North American birth certificate, valid Canadian passport, valid Canadian Permanent Resident record, etc., AND one of:

  • a copy of your Secondary School Diploma or GED from Canada or the U.S.A. OR
  • a copy of your Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification in any trade from any Canadian jurisdiction (such as Ontario Electrician’s 309A), OR
  • If you have completed an equivalent level in another country, a formal written assessment by a professional organization which is qualified and recognized to perform such assessments (such as World Education Services, or Comparative Education Services at University of Toronto), OR
  • Before the day the program commences, if you do not have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or its equivalent you will have completed Admissions Tests for Arithmetic and Reading (Please contact The Health and Safety Management Group to arrange; a fee of $150 applies.)

Exemptions and Advanced Standing Options

You may be eligible for an exemption (advanced standing) for one or more of CFAA Courses 2, 3 and 4. Exemptions are based solely upon courses that have been previously completed at a College, University or Trade School level.

We recognize exemptions from the CFAA. Click here to find out more about CFAA exemptions.

You can also apply directly through us for an exemption: Click here to access the exemption form. A fee of $50 applies for processing any exemption except those based on CFAA exemptions.

Tuition and Textbook Fees

Total tuition and textbook cost for the program is $3760 plus HST/GST. We normally arrange a series of manageable payments that progress with your training. A few other fees may apply if you need admissions testing or a course exemption, or other exceptional circumstances. Generous financial assistance may be available through Ontario’s Second Career program. For complete detail, please contact us for personal discussion of your needs. We will try to help you make an informed decision that is right for you, as easily as possible.


Our classroom for this training is in the bright and modern Monte Carlo Inn in Markham, at 7255 Warden Ave., Markham, ON L3R 1B4. If you are from out of town you may wish to stay there. They have offered our students their discounted CFAA corporate rate. You can call them at 905-752-2700. Let them know that you are attending our training and reference the code CFAA14.

For more information or to register: Please contact us.

Health & Safety Management College is registered as a Career College under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005.