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Approved Colleges and Training Partners

Proud partners of the CFAA Fire Alarm Technician Training program

Explore CFAA’s Fire Alarm Technician Training Program or register for a course with one of our partners. CFAA is proud to partner with the following approved colleges and training partners.

Note, review each of the links as program offerings vary from time to time including availability and delivery method.

CFAA Online (provided by Orderline)

Course 1 – Fire Alarm Systems Overview

Course 2 – Verbal and Written Communications

Course 3 – Basic Electricity for the Fire Alarm Technician

Course 4 – Life Safety Systems Electronics

Course 5 – Fire Alarm System Application

Complete Training Pack – All Five Courses

Registration Theory Exam

Continuing Education


Algonquin College (Ottawa, Ontario)

Course 1 – ELE8946

Course 2 – ENL1813T, ENL2019T

Course 3 – ELE8909, ELE8922A

Course 4 – N/A

Course 5 – N/A


BCIT (British Columbia)

Course 1 – TELC 1140

Course 2 – N/A

Course 3 – TELC 1142

Course 4 – TELC 1143

Course 5 – TELC 1144


CEGEP – Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (Montreal, Quebec)

Course 1 – CC1 French

Course 2 – CC2 French

Course 3 – CC3 French

Course 4 – CC4 French

Course 5 – CC5 French

Centennial College (Scarborough, Ontario)

Course 1 – PTFA-101 (Fire Alarm Systems – Overview)

Course 2 – COMM-170/171

Course 3 – EET- 117 & EET-116 (Electrical Theory & Canadian Electrical Code)

Course 4 – EET-129 & EET-123 (Electronics 1 & 2)

Course 5 – PTFA-105 (Fire Alarm Systems – Application)

CTS Canadian Career College (Barrie, ON; North Bay, ON; Sudbury, ON; & Sault Ste. Marie, ON campus locations)

Course 1 – Fire Alarm System Overview & Fire and Safety

Course 2 – Business Communications

Course 3 – Basic Electricity for the Fire Alarm Technician

Course 4 – Life Safety Systems Electronics (LSSE)

Course 5 – Fire Alarm System Application

Practical skills lab

Program placement

Registration Theory Exam

Note: CTSCCC’s program includes placement as fire alarm technician upon graduation.

Durham College (Oshawa, Ontario)

Course 1 Fire Detection & Alarm – SAFE 1202

Course 2 Communication Foundations – COMM 1100

Course 3 & 4 Electricity & Electronics for Fire Detection – ELEC 1115

Course 5 Fire Alarm Design 1 – DESG 2110

Fanshawe College (London, Ontario)

Course 1 – SYST-1024 (Fire Detection & Alarm Intro)

Course 2 – SYST-COMM-1121 (Technical Report Writing)

Course 3 – SYST-1138 (Basic Electricity)

Course 4 – ELNC-1111 (Life Safety Systems Electronics 1) & ELNC-3038 (Life Safety Systems Electronics 2)

Course 5 – SYST-1027 (Fire Detection Systems)

George Brown College (Toronto, Ontario)

Course 1 – ELCL 9027

Course 2 – COMM 1017

Course 3 – ELCL 9068

Course 4 – ELNC 9115, plus separate exam LSSE9003 EX

Course 5 – ELCL 9037

Health & Safety Management College (Markham, Ontario)

Course 1 – Course 1

Course 2 – Course 2

Course 3 – Course 3

Course 4 – Course 4

Course 5 – Course 5

ICS Canada (At Home Learning Program)

Course 1 – N/A

Course 2 – N/A

Course 3 – N/A

Course 4 – ELECTRONICS

Course 5 – N/A

La Cité (Ontario)

Course 1 – 029978 URG : Introduction à l’alarme d’incendie (Fire Alarm Overview)

Course 2 – 025623 FRA : Rédaction technique spécialisée (Specialized Technical Writing)

Course 3 – 027602 TEC : Principes fondamentaux en électricité (Fundamentals of Electricity)

Course 4 – 027600 TEC : Semi-Conducteurs (Semi-Conductors/Electronics)

Course 5 – 029979 URG : Système de détection et d’alarme d’incendie (Fire Alarm System Application)

Note: All courses are only available in French.

Lambton College (Sarnia, Ontario)

Course 1 – N/A

Course 2 – ENG 312-3

Course 3 – ELE 106-5

Course 4 – N/A

Course 5 – N/A

Red River College (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Course 1 – FIRE1001

Course 2 – COMM1000 or COMM1023

Course 3 – ELEC 1000

Course 4 – ELEC 2131

Course 5 – FIRE 1246

St. Clair College (Chatham, Ontario)

Course 1 – GNR 1623N

Course 2 – ONT 163 (Business Writing Strategies) or COM 103 (Business Communications 1)

Course 3 – N/A

Course 4 – N/A

Course 5 – GNR 1622N

Seneca College (Toronto, Ontario)

Course 1 – ALS190 Introduction To Fire Alarms

Course 2 – PRC625 Technical Writing Strategies

Course 3 – ELF190 Electricity

Course 4 – ETR290 Electronics

Course 5 – ALS390 Fire Alarm Systems

To register, click here to view the current course Curriculum availability.

Sheridan College (Brampton, Ontario)

Course 1 – N/A

Course 2 – COMM12423 or COMM70003 (Distance Ed.)

Course 3 – ENG 12578, ENG 128359

Course 4 – N/A

Course 5 – N/A

SAIT – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (Calgary, Alberta)

Course 1 – CNTR 002

Course 2 – N/A

Course 3 – ELEC 004

Course 4 – ELTR 101

Course 5 – CNTR 003

Have you already taken one of these programs? You may be eligible for a course exemption. Click to learn more.