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ESC Fire Watch Training

ESC Fire Watch (Spark Watch) Training is required for workers intending to serve as a Fire Watch at any ESC worksite.
ESC Fire Watch is approximately eight hours in duration and includes an instructor-led presentation, review exercises,
class discussion, written knowledge test and practical exam.

Learning Objectives of ESC Fire Watch Training

Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fire hazards;
  • Fire Watch planning;
  • Types of Extinguishers, Agents, and Classification;
  • Types of Fires, Classifications, and Behaviours;
  • Operation of Fire Extinguishers; and
  • Fire Watch Duties and Responsibilities.


Fire watch professionals work in situations where welding, grinding, cutting or similar actions are performed, particularly in a location
where more than a minor fire could break out. Fire watchers keep an eye out for smoldering fires.

Your ESC Fire Watch Training Ticket/Certificate

Upon completion of this program, you will receive a wallet-size Ticket/Certificate, that will show prospective employers that you have the credentials.
Employers may require confirmation of your Certificate.  We keep your records on file permanently.
Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your certification.

Other ESC Training Programs Offered by METI

Oil Sands Safety Training (ESC)
ESC Confined Space Entry & Monitoring Training
ESC Fall Protection Training
ESC Fire Watch (Spark Watch) Training
ESC Elevated Work Platform Training
ESC Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)

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Call us at (902) 539-9766, or send us an email: training@metiatlantic.com
Or Stop by our Sydney Campus at 301 Alexandra Street, Sydney.

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