Vermont Fire Academy

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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. 

Firefighter I & II Course Location Announced 

Applications for Firefighter I and II courses are now being accepted.  Interested students are encouraged to submit a General Admission Application to reserve their seat.  Applicants must be 18 years old by January 1, 2016.

The Vermont Fire Academy is pleased to announce the following course locations.  Course schedules are being finalized and start dates will be announced here as soon as they are available.  Most courses will start in late-August or early-September.

Firefighter I Courses

Location Application Deadline Course Start Date Class Meeting Night
Castleton August 20, 2015 September 3, 2015 Thursday evenings,
some Saturday days
Manchester August 26, 2015 September 9, 2015 Wednesday evenings,
some Saturday days
Middlebury August 20, 2015 September 3, 2015 Thursday evenings,
some Saturday days
Stowe August 13, 2015 August 26, 2015 Wednesday evenings,
some weekend days
Underhill August 20, 2015 September 3, 2015 Thursday evenings,
some Saturday days

 

Firefighter II Courses

Prerequisite: Currently certified Firefighter I and Hazardous Materials Operations

Location Application Deadline Course Start Date Class Meeting Night
Groton August 18, 2015 August 31, 2015 Monday evenings,
some weekend days
Enosburg August 13, 2015 August 27, 2015 Thursday evenings,
some Saturday days

 

Firefighter I/II Combined Course  

Location Application Deadline Course Start Date Class Meeting Night
Berlin September 1, 2015 September 14, 2015 Monday evenings,
some weekend days

 

  

Looking for ICS Training?

Incident Command Training is offered by the Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security regularly.  For more information on NIMS or ICS training opportunities, click here.
 

National Association of State Fire Marshals Releases
"Understanding Your Role in Fire Incident Data"

The National Association of State Fire Marshals has launched a free, online training program for the fire service.  This program is designed to help close the repoting gap in NFIRS and to help departments across the nation develop stonger reporting capabilities.

Click here to access the free online program.

 

Responding to Utility Emergency 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.