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. 

Keep up to date with all of our course announcements and news by joining our e-mail list. 

 

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 reults will be!

Click here to complete the survey.

Firefighter I and Firefighter II program locations Announced

The Firefighter I and Firefighter II program locations for this year are as follows.  More information, including orientation dates and class meeting nights will be announced on our website as they become available.
 
Firefighter I Locations:      
                                             Arlington
                                             Barnet
                                             Glover
                                             Hyde Park
                                             Middlebury
                                             Milton
                                             Waterbury      
 
Firefighter II Locations:     
                                             Brattleboro
                                             Northfield
                                             Rutland Town/Pittsford
                                             Windsor                                             
                                   
Firefighter I/II Location:     Hartford
 
More information, including orientation dates and class meeting nights will be announced on our website as they become available.
 
Click here for a General admission application form or you can download one from our website and submit it for the program you want to attend.  The capacity limit is 30 students per program, admission will be determined by the date your application is received, with priority given to adult firefighters who are members of a Vermont Fire Department.  
 
NEW THIS YEAR:  All ICS 100 certifications and CPR with AED with First Aid or equivalent training (required for Firefighter I Certification) and ICS 200 certification (required for Firefighter II Certification) are due with your general admission application.  If you do not provide these certificates at the time of application, then you must attend the class when it is offered within the program.
 
Students must be 18 years of age at the start date of the program that they are enrolling in.
 
Please feel free to contact the Vermont Fire Academy with any questions that you may have. 

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.

 

 

 

2016 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.

Location:  Waterbury Fire Station 
Course Date:  October 7 & 8, 2017
Application Deadline:  August 23, 2017
 
Location: St. Michael's College
Course Date:  January 6 & 7, 2018
Application Deadline:  November 22, 2017
 
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
 
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

2017 National Fire Academy Three State Weekend - Emmitsburg, Maryland

Weekend:  August 18 - 20, 2017
Application Deadline:  July 21, 2017

Course Offerings:
Decision Making for Initial Company Operations
Executive Skill Series: Exercising Leadership Ethically
Incident Command System and Resource Management for the Fire Service
New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues
Politics and the White Helmet
Training Operations in Small Departments

You can register by submitting a completed Three-State Weekend Brochure to the Vermont Fire Academy by the deadline indicated above.

 

Fire Service Job Opportunities

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

Williston Fire Department - Firefighter/Paramedic

Cheshire Medical/Dartmouth Medical Emergency Department - Part-time Clinical Paramedics

Fire Service Notices:

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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