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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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Instructors Wanted!Join our team!

The Vermont Fire Academy is currently recruiting qualified individuals to fill the roles of Fire Instructor and Specialty Instructor.  If you have the experience, qualifications, and ability to provide high-quality fire service training, consider joining our statewide instructional team.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION! 


2022 National Fire Academy Courses:

Course:  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Alburgh Fire Department
Dates: February 5 & 6, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: December 20, 2021

Course:  Leadership - Creating Environments for Personal Growth
Location: Brattleboro Fire Department
Dates: February 19 & 20, 2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: January 3, 2022

Course:  Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change
Location: Vermont Fire Academy Administrative Building, Pittsford
Dates: March 5 &  6,  2022 (0800 - 1700)
Application Deadline: January 19, 2022

Three-State Weekend 2022 at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland
Weekend is: June 3, 4 & 5 2022
Join Firefighters from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Alabama in a weekend of training, networking, and camaraderie on the campus of the National Fire Academy. Applicants can choose from 9 course offerings delivered by National Fire Academy Instructors from across the country.  The course brochure, forms and details will be posted as they become available.

Fire Service Job Opportunities:
Springfield Fire Department - Firefighter/EMS Provider - Applications due January 28, 2022
St. Johnsbury Fire Department - Firefighter/EMT - Applications due January 31, 2022
Williston Fire Department - Firefighter/EMT - Applications due January 30, 2022

Fire Service Notices:
NFPA - Leadership for Emergency First Responders - January 25, 2022
Propane Awareness and Emergency Response - various dates at various locations