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Vermont Exterior Support Firefighter Course Train the Trainer - Vermont Fire Academy

The Vermont Fire Academy is offering another opportunity to attend the Train-the-Trainer course titled Entry Level Exterior Support Firefighter. This course was developed a few years ago after receiving input from the Vermont Fire Service. It is designed to assist local fire departments in establishing training programs for exterior support firefighters. This training package provides fire departments with the lesson plans, presentations, and skill drills necessary to conduct successful Exterior Support Firefighter Courses. This course offers you the flexibility to deliver the training at your department in a manner that fits your needs.

Location: Vermont Fire Academy, Pittsford, VT
Date: January 29, 2023
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Registration Deadline: January 17, 2023

Participants will be introduced to the curriculum and gain an understanding of how to use the course materials. This Train-the-Trainer Session is intended for local firefighters, instructors, or training officers who are responsible for conducting local or regional training and possess basic firefighting knowledge and skills.   All participants will receive the full curriculum package and course materials that can be used to conduct local course deliveries.  Topics will include:  History and Orientation, Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Firefighter Safety, Fire Behavior, Ladders, Extinguishers, Tools, Hoses, Nozzles, Water Supply, and Building Construction.

There is no charge for this Train-the-Trainer Session but pre-registration is required by submitting a completed General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by January 17, 2023.  General Admission Applications can be downloaded here.