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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. 
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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.

2020 -2021 National Fire Academy Courses:

Course:  Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership within Communities
Location:  St. Johnsbury Fire Station
Date:  January 23 & 24, 2021
Registration deadline:  December 7, 2020
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course:  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Bennington Fire Station
Date:  January 30 & 31, 2021
Registration deadline: December 14, 2020
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course: Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking
Location:  Mettowee School, Pawlet
Date:  February 20 & 21, 2021
Registration deadline:  January 7, 2020
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course: Fire Investigation: First Responders
Location:  Randolph Village Fire Station
Date:  February 27 & 28, 2021
Registration deadline:  January 14, 2021
Student minimum:  15; Student maximum:  30

Course: The New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues
Location:  Proctorsville Fire Station
Date:  May 15 & 16, 2021
Registration deadline:  April 3, 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

Fire Service Job Opportunities:
Burlington Fire Department - Firefighter/EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic
Keene, NH Fire Department - Deputy Chief - Applications due by December 31, 2020
Global Foundries - Emergency Response Senior Technician

Fire Service Notices: