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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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Manchester Firefighter I program 2022


Firefighter I, II and I/II Locations for FY23
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Orientation Date

Application Deadline

Firefighter I


October 5, 2022

September 21, 2022


Fire Service Job Opportunities:
Firefighter/Paramedic or AEMT - Charlotte Fire Department - application deadline is October 30, 2022
Firefighter - Rutland City - application deadline is October 14, 2022
Firefighter/AEMT - Barre City - application deadline is October 21, 2022
Firefighter/EMT- Williston Fire Department - application deadline is October 21, 2022

Fire Service Notices:
First Responder Mountain Rescue Training - October 15, 2022
Changing the Lenses - Training for Frontline Workers - Burlington - November 1, 2022
FBI/CDC Criminal-Epidemiologic Investigations Workshop - Burlington - November 14 & 15, 2022
Wildland Fire Gear 50/50 Purchasing Program - November 30, 2022