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.
2014 National Fire Academy In-State Courses Announced
The Vermont Fire Academy is pleased to announce that the following National Fire Academy Courses are scheduled to be delivered in-state during 2014. All of these courses are free of charge, but pre-registration is required by submitting a completed VFA General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the application deadline listed for each course. All of the offerings are 2-day courses that will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Click on the course title to view the course description.
Decision Making for Initial Company Operations - January 4 & 5 at the Barre Auditorium. Applications due Monday, December 23rd. This course will be instructed by VFA staff.
Incident Command System for Structural Collapse Incidents - January 18 & 19 at the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford - Applications due Tuesday, December 3rd.
Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations - January 25 & 26 at the Barre Auditorium. Applications due Monday, January 13th. This course will be instructed by VFA staff.
Shaping the Future - February 8 & 9 at the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford - Applications due Monday, December 30th.
Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention I - April 5 & 6 at the Barre Auditorium - Applications due Monday, February 17th.
Incident Safety Officer - April 12 & 13 at the Bethel Fire Department - Applications due Monday, February 24th.
Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention II - April 26 & 27 at the Barre Auditorium - Applications due Monday, March 17th.
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.