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Hinton Training Centre

The Centre offers a variety of programs and services including training, disaster reception, a museum and research partnerships.

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The Hinton Training Centre (HTC) provides natural resource training for clients in government and industry. Operated by the Alberta government, the Centre is unique among educational institutions in the province. Since 1960, it has developed and delivered professional technical training programs in wildfire management and forest management.

The HTC campus is located on a 14-hectare area in the middle of Hinton, a town in the central Foothills region of Alberta. It includes an Academic Building, 2 residences, a fitness room, rappel tower, wildfire lookout tower, vehicle service garage, and self-guided museum and walking trail. Facilities can be booked by the Alberta government and other organizations.

Find out more about HTC programs and services.


Candidates can choose from a selection of in-person and online wildfire and forest management courses.
Training offered at the Centre supports sustainable forest management in Alberta.
The Centre offers training in wildfire management to thousands of participants each year.


Connect with HTC Client Services:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (Open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-865-8200
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-865-8266
Email: [email protected]

Hinton Training Centre
1176 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta  T7V 1V3

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