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

Location: Thetford Fire Department
When:  December 7, 2019 (0800 - 1600)
Application Deadline:  November 22, 2019
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 7, 2019 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Castleton

Location:  Castleton Fire Station 
When: December 12, 16, 19, 2019 and January 2, 6, 11.  Testing on January 13, 2020
Class Times: Weekdays 1800 - 2200; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  close of business on November 28, 2019

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 1072 for the Operations Level.  

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

Thursday, December 12, 2019 (All day)

Vermont Fire Service Training Council Meeting - December

The next meeting of the Vermont Fire Service Training Council will be
Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 10:00 am
at the Vermont Fire Academy Administrative Building in Pittsford, Vermont.
Meetings are  generally held on the second  Thursday of February, June, and October.  The meeting dates and location may vary.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 (All day)

Preparation for Initial Company Operations - NFA Direct Delivery - Enosburgh

Course:  Preparation for Initial Company Operations
Location:  Enosburgh Fire Station
Date:  December 14 & 15, 2019
Registration deadline:  October 25, 2019
Student minimum:  15 students are needed by the registration deadline (General Admission Application)
Student maximum:  30

Course Description: This two-day course is designed to develop a better understanding of the role and responsibilities of Company Officers (COs) in preparing their company for incident operations and to clarify the transition from firefighter to CO and the new roles relating to leadership and safety.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 (All day)

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

Location: Chester Fire Station
When:  December 14, 2019 (0800 - 1600)
Application Deadline:  November 29, 2019
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 14, 2019 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Awareness - Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford

Location: Vermont Fire Academy, Pittsford
When:  December 21, 2019
Time: 0800 - 1600
Application Deadline:  4 PM on December 6, 2019
Course Minimum:  15 students
Please apply by submitting a general admission application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the Application deadline listed above.

This entry-level class is designed for all personnel who may encounter a hazardous materials situation.  The course learning objectives are based on the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 regulation and meet the NFPA 472 Standard on Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials / WMD Incidents.  Students will receive an introduction to hazardous materials, be able to describe the process for analyzing an incident, and describe the procedure for implementing a response.  Topics include detecting hazardous materials, informal detection methods, facility and transportation markings, DOT hazard classes and conditions, container identification, Safety Data Sheets and shipping papers, terrorism and hazardous materials, identifying hazardous materials, using the Emergency Response Guidebook, implementing the response, protective actions and scene safety, and notification procedures.  This course is designed to meet the needs of Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Service providers, municipal officials, public works employees, others who may encounter hazardous materials in the course of their duties.  Successful completion of a written exam is required for certification. 

Saturday, December 21, 2019 (All day)

Heartsaver CPR AED and First Aid - Adult and Child - Hinesburg/Middlebury

Location: Middlebury Fire Department
When:  December 21, 2019 (0800 - 1600)
Application Deadline:  December 7, 2019
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 21, 2019 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Lyndonville

Location: Lyndonville Fire Station 
When: January 5, 6, 8, 13, 19.  Testing on January 22, 2020
Class Times: Weekdays 1800 - 2200; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  4 pm on December 23, 2019

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 1072 for the Operations Level.  

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

Sunday, January 5, 2020 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Chester

Location:  Chester Fire Station 
When: January 6, 13, 20, 23, 27 and February 1, 6.  Testing on February 8, 2020
Class Times: Weekdays 1800 - 2200; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  close of business on December 23, 2019

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 1072 for the Operations Level.  

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

Monday, January 6, 2020 (All day)

Hazardous Materials Operations - Hinesburg/Middlebury

Location:  Middlebury Fire Station 
When: January 9, 11, 16, 23, 30 and February 1.  Testing on February 6, 2020
Class Times: Weekdays 1830 - 2230; Weekend 0800 - 1700
Application Deadline:  4 pm on December 26, 2019

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 1072 for the Operations Level.  

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

Thursday, January 9, 2020 (All day)

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