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Heartsaver CPR AED and First Aid - Adult and Child - Proctorsville

Location: Proctorsville Fire Station
When:  December 1, 2018 (0800 - 1600)
Application Deadline:  November 16, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

The cost of this course is $40 and seats are limited.

Heartsaver CPR/AED (4 hours)

Heartsaver CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-lead course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult and child. This course teaches skills with American Heart Association’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.  This course may be combined with Heartsaver First Aid.

Heartsaver First Aid (4 hours)

Heartsaver First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-lead course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course may be combined with Heartsaver CPR/AED.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day)

Incident Command System (ICS) - 200 - Williston

Location:  Williston Fire Station 
When: December 4, 6, 11, 13 (1800 - 2200)
Application Deadline:  November 20, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2019 (ALL DAY)
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (All day)

Incident Command System (ICS) - 100 - Williamstown

Location:  Williamstown Fire Station
When:  December 4 & 6 (1800 - 2200) 
Application Deadline:  November 20, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS).  This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  This course is for entry-level first responders (firefighters, police officers, emergency medical services providers, public works, public health personnel, others) and other personnel that require introductory ICS.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (All day)

Traffic Incident Management - Proctorsville

Location: Proctorsville Fire Station 
When:  December 6, 2018 (1800 - 2200) 
Application Deadline:  November 23, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

Three injury crashes occur every minute in the United States, putting nearly 39,000 incident responders potentially in harm's way every day. Congestion from these incidents often generates secondary crashes, further increasing traveler delay and frustration. The longer incident responders remain at the scene, the greater the risk they, and the traveling public, face. A cadre of well-trained responders helps improve traffic incident response. Better incident response improve the safety of responders and drivers, reduces crashes that occur because of incident-related congestion, decreases traffic delays caused by incidents, and can cut incident response time.

The National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training was created by responders for responders. This course provides first responders a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance of traffic incident scenes; prompt, reliable and open communication; and motorist and responder safeguards. First responders learn how to operate more efficiently and collectively.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 (All day)

Incident Command System (ICS) - 100 - Middlebury

Location:  Middlebury
When:  December 6 & 13 (1830 - 2230) 
Application Deadline:  November 22, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS).  This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System.  It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  This course is for entry-level first responders (firefighters, police officers, emergency medical services providers, public works, public health personnel, others) and other personnel that require introductory ICS.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 (All day)

Heartsaver CPR AED and First Aid - Adult and Child - Vermont Fire Academy

Location: Vermont Fire Academy - Pittsford
When:  December 8, 2018 (0800 - 1600)
Application Deadline:  November 23, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

The cost of this course is $40 and seats are limited.

Heartsaver CPR/AED (4 hours)

Heartsaver CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-lead course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult and child. This course teaches skills with American Heart Association’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.  This course may be combined with Heartsaver First Aid.

Heartsaver First Aid (4 hours)

Heartsaver First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-lead course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course may be combined with Heartsaver CPR/AED.

Saturday, December 8, 2018 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Williamstown

Location:  Williamstown Fire Station 
When: December 11, 18, January 1, 3, 8, 15, 20, 22 & 24 
Class Times: Weekdays 1800 - 2200; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  close of business on December 27, 2018

Please apply by submitting a Hazardous Materials Operations admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

This course provides the student with the basic skills necessary to safely and effectively manage the on-scene operations involving the uncontrolled release of dangerous chemicals. As such it focuses on those individuals in local jurisdictions who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance, keeping it from spreading, and preventing exposures. The course is designed to meet the training responsibilities as outlined by OSHA, CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 for the Operations Level.  

Prerequisite:  Participants must be proficient and qualified at donning SCBA.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (All day)

Traffic Incident Management - Newfane

Location: Newbrook Fire Station 
When:  Decemeber 11, 2018 (1800 - 2200) 
Application Deadline:  November 27, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

Three injury crashes occur every minute in the United States, putting nearly 39,000 incident responders potentially in harm's way every day. Congestion from these incidents often generates secondary crashes, further increasing traveler delay and frustration. The longer incident responders remain at the scene, the greater the risk they, and the traveling public, face. A cadre of well-trained responders helps improve traffic incident response. Better incident response improve the safety of responders and drivers, reduces crashes that occur because of incident-related congestion, decreases traffic delays caused by incidents, and can cut incident response time.

The National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training was created by responders for responders. This course provides first responders a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance of traffic incident scenes; prompt, reliable and open communication; and motorist and responder safeguards. First responders learn how to operate more efficiently and collectively.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (All day)

Traffic Incident Management - Bennington

Location: Bennington Village Fire Station 
When:  December 12, 2018 (1800 - 2200) 
Application Deadline:  November 28, 2018
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

Three injury crashes occur every minute in the United States, putting nearly 39,000 incident responders potentially in harm's way every day. Congestion from these incidents often generates secondary crashes, further increasing traveler delay and frustration. The longer incident responders remain at the scene, the greater the risk they, and the traveling public, face. A cadre of well-trained responders helps improve traffic incident response. Better incident response improve the safety of responders and drivers, reduces crashes that occur because of incident-related congestion, decreases traffic delays caused by incidents, and can cut incident response time.

The National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training was created by responders for responders. This course provides first responders a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance of traffic incident scenes; prompt, reliable and open communication; and motorist and responder safeguards. First responders learn how to operate more efficiently and collectively.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Newbrook

Location:  Newbrook Fire Station 
When: December 13, 18, January 3, 8, 15, 20, 24 & 29
Class Times: Weekdays 1800 - 2200; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  close of business on November 29, 2018

Please apply by submitting a Hazardous Materials Operations admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above. 

This course provides the student with the basic skills necessary to safely and effectively manage the on-scene operations involving the uncontrolled release of dangerous chemicals. As such it focuses on those individuals in local jurisdictions who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance, keeping it from spreading, and preventing exposures. The course is designed to meet the training responsibilities as outlined by OSHA, CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 for the Operations Level.  

Prerequisite:  Participants must be proficient and qualified at donning SCBA.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 (All day)

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