Vermont Fire Academy
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 have.
Course Requests Being Accepted
If your fire department, county association, mutual aid group or other Vermont fire service organization would like to host a training program starting in the Fall of 2013, Request for Training Forms are now being accepted for offerings of Firefighter I, Firefighter II and the Firefighter I/II combination program.
The deadline for submission of the Request for Training Form is June 1, 2013 as the Vermont Fire Service Training Council will be determining the final course locations at their June 10, 2013 meeting.
Please keep in mind that the minimum student enrollment is set at 15 in order for a program to be located in your area.
Thank you for your interest in hosting and keeping the Vermont Fire Service safe. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at anytime.
Water Rescue and Safety Awareness Courses Offered
This course is designed to introduce Firefighters and EMS personnel to water rescue at the awareness level of response.
Candidate Physical Ability Testing (CPAT) Dates Announced
Details regarding the 2013 Vermont Entry Level Fire Fighter Testing process have been announced.
Orientation: August 13 & 14, 2013
Written Exam: October 29, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
CPAT Exam: October 29 - 31, 2013
Application Deadline: August 2, 2013
Location: Robert E. Miller Expo Centre, 105 Pearl Street, Essex Junction, VT 05453
Visit our CPAT page for more information!
National Fire Academy Three State Weekend
September 21 & 22, 2013
Vermont, New Hampshire, and Alabama are teaming up for a great weekend of training at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD.
Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Prepration for Initial Company Operations
Fire Service Safety Culture: Who Protects Firefighters from Firefighters?
Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Through Difficult Conversations
Download the Brochure and Application. Applications are due by August 2, 2013
Incident Command Training is offered by the Vermont Fire Academy and Vermont Police Academy regularly. For more information on NIMS or ICS training opportunities, click here.
New Free Online Program Available!
This course is delivered in an online independent study format and is designed to provide electrical emergency awareness level training to emergency responders. Click here for more information.