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Training Opportunities

See below for training opportunities available throughout the state to help members of the fire service.


Check out our first issue of the 'Training Quarterly', a quarterly newsletter from the DFPC Professional Qualifications and Training Section


Resources



Need an Instructional Methodology Class?
 If you are interested in hosting an Instructional Methodology Class, please contact Division Chief of Operations and Training, Ned Sparks with Loveland Fire & Rescue Department.



Want to sponsor a class? Please use the Course Sponsor Coordination Form


Check the Colorado Training Officers Association and your local departments for additional class postings.  

Operational Level Response to HAZMAT/WMD Incidents 
Cheyenne 15-17 July 2016
Wyoming Homeland Security Training Program
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District & 
Present 
Firefighter & Driver Operator State Proctor Certification 
Course: July 21, 2016 Visit us online for more information!

Falcon Fire Protection District

&

Colorado Fire Prevention & Control


 Present a State Proctor Certification Course

June 14, 2016


 Read more here





Laramie County Fire District #1


 VFIS Traffic Incident Management Train the Trainer 

and 

Emergency Vehicle Operations Train the Trainer Courses 


Cheyenne, WY

Traffic Incident Management TTT class:19 August (evening)

EVOC class: 20-21 August 2016 (all day each day).


 Read more here





National Fire Academy Application Period is Open

The application period for the first semester of National Fire Academy resident classes will open April 15, 2016.  The application period closes June 15, 2016.  The first semester includes those classes scheduled from October 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017


June 15, 2016 is the closing date for the Executive Fire Officer (EFO) program for FY2017 courses. Information about the EFO program can be found at: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/programs/efop.html


All students are required to register for a Student Identification Number (SID).  This number is used in place of the Social Security Number on the General Admissions Application form.  Register for a SID here:  https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid


All information about courses, applications and suggestions for successful completion of the application can be found at the following sites:


Course Catalog and schedules: http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/nfacourses/

Please review the ‘How to Apply for NFA Courses’ information at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions/apply.html

This page also includes the required FEMA Form 119-25-1 General Admissions Application form.


Completed applications for resident course must be sent to the following address:
NETC Admissions Office
16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD  21727-8998

Applications may also be faxed to (301) 447-1441 or emailed to netc-admissions@fema.dhs.gov

For more information, please call the Admissions Office at (800) 238-3358, ext. 1035 or (301) 447-1035.


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Colorado Fire Fighter’s Academy 2016 

Call For Presentations October 6 – 9, 2016

The Colorado Fire Fighter’s Academy planning committee is proud to announce the 25th Annual CFFA Educational Conference. We are seeking dynamic and excellent speakers who are willing to share their skills, knowledge and experience with the participants from around the State of Colorado.
CO Division of Fire Prevention & Control Present 
Hazardous Materials Training Courses

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AIR MONITORING COURSE
2 Day Class (Colorado Springs, CO September 28 & 29)

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN COURSE
2 Week Course (Denver, CO June 13-24)

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS HIGHWAY SPECIALIST
5 Day Class (Boulder, CO May 23-27)


HazMat Operations Course for Firefighters, EMTs & LEOs Telluride Fire Station 1

Dates: May 20, 21, & 22


COLORADO STATE FALL FIRE SCHOOL & NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY WEEKEND 
September 10-11, 2016 
COTC: Community Risk Reduction Sept. 8-11, 2016
 FOI: Sept. 9-13, 2016 All Courses Run 8am - 5pm
*Group code for room reservations at the Ameristar has been corrected to CNFI 16A
AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response 
Hugo, CO / September 10, 2016
AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response is an 8-hour, awareness
level course developed to educate rural emergency responders on freight rail car incidents involving hazardous materials.
Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control in partner with Bennett Fire Protection District # 7 are Proud to Present: Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I

June 2016, Watkins, CO
DFPC is hosting
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Course 
NORTHERN COLORADO
Windsor (Aims Campus), CO July 11-15, 2016
Course Times 0800—1700 Every Day
Gold Medal Firefighter Safety Summit 
 
Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control
and the Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management
Academy are hosting:

Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I
This course provides new, current fire & emergency services instructors basic knowledge & methodologies for training preparation & delivery. Students receive detailed performance testinformation for evaluation; as well as performance standards. NWCG has approved this course as an
equivalency for M-410, Facilitative Instructor. 

June 6-10, 2016 0800-1700 Hrs.
 
THE DENVER FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS

Auto Extrication course
This Auto Extrication course provides rescuers with the skills to handle vehicles of today and the future.
August 27-28
 

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority 
is offering an Instructor Methodology Course May 10th and 11th, 2016

The Front Range Fire Training Alliance Presents

Dr. David Griffin 

In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy 
May 11, 2016; 9 am to 5 pm




JUNE 10, 2016 2ND ANNUAL PEER SUPPORT IN THE FIRE SERVICE CONFERENCE
Join us for this continued discussion and collaboration promoting behavioral wellness in the fire service.

Hosted by Dr. Karen Jackson, WMFR, DFD and AFR

Topics to be discussed include the reactions and response in LODD, the suicide of one of our own, recovery after our own traumas, highly publicized incidents/public perception, mutual aid/relying on our neighbors, and supporting our families.

 

Come join us for another great opportunity to connect and further behavioral wellness throughout the Colorado fire service. All departments are welcome to attend!



Kill the Flashover West Event 
hosted by Loveland Fire Rescue Authority

Date: June 6-9, Loveland, CO @ the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority



CLASS IS FULL!
Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control
and City of Aurora 

National Fire Academy
Fire and Life Safety Plans Review
June 6-11, 2016 0800-1700 Hrs.
@ Aurora Police and Fire Training Facility
25950 E. Quincy Ave.
Aurora CO  80016  


City of Golden Fire Department, 2016 Volunteer Recruit Academy 

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS 

3 Weeks/40 Hours, June 1, 2016 – June 23, 2016  


Colorado State Fire School & National Fire Academy Weekend 

2016 Courses

Loveland: May 21 - 22, 2016

Blackhawk: September 10 - 11, 2016