Once a firefighter candidate's hire is confirmed, the candidate begins his assignment at the SIM with an orientation and training period.

Orientation at the Training Centre 

Once hired, firefighters begin working at the SIM with an orientation period at the fire department's Training Centre.

This three-week orientation period is aimed at updating recruits’ knowledge and technical skills as well as introducing them to the SIM and specific working conditions in Montréal.

Training period (probation period)

Once hired, firefighters must complete a one-year training period, culminating in an evaluation