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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.

National Fire Academy In-State Course Offerings

F0121 - Politics and the White Helmet
February 7 & 8, 2015 at the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford
Registration Deadline:  December 17, 2014
March 14 & 15, 2015 at the Brattleboro Fire Station
Registration Deadline:  January 23, 2015

UI Insurance Services and VFIS Presents:
Understanding How to Eat an Elephant
A Discussion About Risk

This program is intended for Emergency Service Leadership with a target audience of Fire or EMS Chiefs and/or senior leadership.
When:           Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:       Vermont Fire Academy, 93 Davison Drive, Pittsford, VT
Cost:              Program provided at no cost by Kevin Bourdon, UI Insurance Services/VFIS
Registration:  Pre-registration required by submitting a registration form to VFIS, seating is limited,
                      please limit 2 attendees per department.  Download brochure and registration form.
Lunch:           Light refreshments and lunch will be provided
What are the key risk areas for today’s Emergency Service Organizations (ESO)? How can leadership identify these areas and what strategies and processes can be incorporated to reduce the risks? The program will then focus on managing and reducing driving related risks with focus on driver selection, intersection safety, rollover prevention, safe POV response, safe backing, and highway safety best practices.


Looking for ICS Training?

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.