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Firefighter Pre-Screening Resources

These links to information and resources may help you with our pre-screening process. If you belong to a community group, association, religious or other organization, we recommend contacting them to investigate if they provide support to job seekers.

Financial assistance

Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) - Education financing Immigrant Access Fund - IAF Loan
Calgary Youth Employment Centre - Next Steps - Financing your school years Indspire - Indigenous students - Bursaries, scholarships and awards
​Enough for All Lakeland College - Financial Aid & Awards​
Future Firefighters ​​Louis Riel Institute - Scholarships and bursaries for Manitoba Métis students
Government of Canada - Education and training benefits Riel Institute for Education and Learning - Funding and financial assistance for aboriginal students
​​Government of Canada - Funding programs for jobs, training, and social development projects Rupertsland Institute - Education & training funding for Métis students
Human Services Alberta - Financial support Student Aid Alberta - Before you apply

Career planning and skill training

Alberta Works - Employment and training programs Calgary Youth Employment Centre - Assistance​
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) - Career planning Free Horse Family Wellness Society - Continuing education of First Nations people
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) - Resources for indigenous peoples Future Firefighters
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society - Employment and training services Human Services Alberta - Career and employment services
Calgary Immigrant Education Society - Employment and training programs Inform Alberta - Information and training to find a job
Calgary Immigrant Women's Association - Employment support and bridge to work programs Momentum - Skills training
Calgary Public Library - Career Coaching Volunteer as a Firefighter in Alberta
Calgary Public Library - Interview Skills Youth Employment Centre - Next Steps - Education and training

Language skills

​Bow Valley College - English Language Learning Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
Calgary Board of Education - Chinook Learning Services - English second language List of English as a Second Language and Accent Reduction Meetup Groups
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society - English second language Mount Royal University - Languages Institute - English language program
​Calgary Immigrant Educational Society - Learn English for free Music-based English Second Language Program - Run by volunteers
Calgary Immigrant Women's Association - Literacy and language training programs The Women's Centre - Practice English
Calgary Public Library - English second language Understanding language requirements for particular jobs
Centre for Newcomers - English second language program University of Calgary - English second language
Directory of church-based English second language programs YWCA - Language instruction
​Immigrant Services Calgary - Directory of english second language programs and services