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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. 
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The Vermont Fire Academy continues to closely monitor the evolving situation presented by COVID-19.  We have been in continuous communication with the Governor’s Administration, the Department of Health, and the rest of the Department of Public Safety to ensure that we are taking appropriate actions to protect our students, instructors, and staff.  We will continue to follow the guidance of these experts in the interest of public health and safety.

The Vermont Fire Academy is accepting requests for Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Firefighter I/II and other certification programs to be held in FY22, which is from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  CLICK HERE for the Request for Training Form.  Requests are due by 4 PM on June 7, 2021

2021 National Fire Academy Courses:

Course: The New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues
Location:  Proctorsville Fire Station
Date:  May 15 & 16, 2021
Registration deadline:  April 1, 2021
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course:  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Bennington Fire Station
Date:  May 22 & 23, 2021
Registration deadline: April 5, 2021
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course: Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking
Location:  Mettowee School, Pawlet
Date:  August 14 & 15, 2021
Registration deadline:  June 28, 2021
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course: Campus Fire and Life Safety I: Risk Assessment
Location:   Enosburgh Fire Station
Date:  August 28 & 29, 2021
Registration deadline:  July 12, 2021
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30