Vermont Fire Academy

Welcome to the Vermont Fire Academy Home Page

The Vermont Fire Academy is based in Pittsford, VT with a primary focus of delivering training to responders throughout the state.  This website is used to distribute timely course information and is updated on a continual basis, so please check back frequently and feel free to contact us with any questions you have. 

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Vermont Fire Academy Planning Survey

The Vermont Fire Academy is seeking input from Vermont firefighters to assist in improving our services and planning for our future training efforts. Please help us by completing this short survey and encouraging fellow firefighters to complete it as well. Your feedback is very important to planning our future and will help to steer future courses and programs in your area. The more input we get, the better our results will be!

Click here to complete the survey.

Instructors Wanted!

The Vermont Fire Academy is seeking qualified, experienced, and motivated individuals for the position of part-time Fire Instructor!  If you have a desire to keep your skills sharp and share your knowledge and experience with others, then we would like to hear from you.  We have a need for Fire Instructors in all regions of the State and are looking to grow our instructional team to meet local training needs.    Click here for more information.



2017 National Fire Academy Courses to be Held in Vermont

Each year, the Vermont Fire Academy hosts National Fire Academy direct delivery courses in an effort to bring fresh, new courses to our responders without the long travel to the National Fire Academy.  The following course offerings are being presented around Vermont.  All classes will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day and are available at no cost.  Apply by submitting a General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the application deadlines listed below.

Course:  Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success - CLASS IS FULL WITH A WAITLIST
Location: St. Michael's College
Course Date:  January 6 & 7, 2018
Application Deadline:  November 22, 2017
Course:  Shaping the Future - CLASS IS FULL WITH A WAITLIST
Location:  Vermont Fire Academy - Pittsford
Course Date:  January 13 & 14, 2018
Application Deadline:  November 29, 2017
Location:  Middlebury Fire Station 
Course Date:  January 27 & 28, 2018
Application Deadline:  December 12, 2017
Course:  Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders - CLASS IS FULL WITH A WAITLIST
Location:  Brattleboro Fire Station
Course Date:  January 27 & 28, 2018
Application Deadline:  December 12, 2017
Location:  Hartford Fire Station 
Course Date: February 10 & 11, 2018
Application Deadline:  December 27, 2017

2018 National Fire Academy Three State Weekend - Emmitsburg, Maryland

Weekend:  August 17 - 19, 2018
Application Deadline:  July 2018

Fire Service Job Opportunities:

Burlington Fire Department - Firefighter/EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic

Fire Service Notices:

FY2017 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) Open Application Period - December 26, 2017 - February 2, 2018

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course - January 20 & 21, 2018 

Group Crisis Intervention course - January 25 & 26, 2018 - Application deadline - January 15, 2018

The New England Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Annual Meeting and Educational Seminar Save the Date - April 4 & 5, 2018

Vermont Fire Academy
93 Davison Drive
Pittsford, VT 05763

Phone:  802-483-2755
Toll free:  800-615-3473
Fax:  802-483-2464

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