FRITA’s is pleased to partner with the JIBC

11 September, 2013 at 1:03 pm

FRITA’s is pleased to partner with the JIBC again in 2014

FRITA & the JIBC: Justice Institute of British Columbia are pleased to be partnering again in 2014 to offer recent JIBC Fire Academy graduates the opportunity to apply for the One World Scholarship program.  The OWS provides successful applicants with a 3 week adventure of a life time. The assignment is to train fire fighters in the Central American country, while learning how fire services operate in a developing country.  The JIBC grads will receive Spanish lesson, exposure to local and fire culture and the opportunity to build lasting relationships with firefighters abroad. Check out the OWS student blogs from 2013!

Profile of Brian Hutchinson

2 August, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Profile of Brian Hutchinson, Graduate of the UBC Certificate in International Development

Profile of Brian Hutchinson, Graduate of the UBC Certificate in International Development. Brian discusses why he chose the UBC Continuing Studies program and what it has meant for him in his work with Firefighters Without Borders and First Responders International Training Academy. UBC Certificate in International Development The certificate meets the growing need for trained professionals with knowledge of international development issues and the skills to work successfully in international environments. The 100% online (with the exception of the field study elective course), part-time certificate is designed for those working or planning to work in the field of international development, individuals interested in global issues and those considering future studies.

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Four Students One World 2013

18 April, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Four Students One World 2013

Four graduates of JIBC’s Career Fire Fighter Pre-Employment Certificate Program left the Lower Mainland on February 3, 2013 to begin the adventure of a lifetime; combining their passion for firefighting with an opportunity to travel to El Salvador with BC fire fighters through First Responders International Training Academy (FRITA), and assist with efforts to deliver much needed equipment and training to emergency services personnel.