2018 Firefighter Academy
Start Date: August 20, 2018
Times: Mondays: 1830 hrs - 2230 hrs
Wednesdays: 1830 hrs - 2230 hrs
Various: Saturdays & Sundays: -0800 hrs - 1700 hrs
An entry level course for new firefighters. Course consists of a combination of classroom study, scenarios and modular practical experiences that will prepare the firefighter to carry out fireground functions under the direct supervision and indirect supervision of an officer or experienced firefighter. The scenarios are designed to train the student in realistic fireground operations.
Prerequisites: Students must be at least 16 years of age in order to enroll in the course. Junior Firefighters must comply with all Junior Firefighters pre-requisites as defined by Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) standards. Student must be a member of a recognized Fire Department with District Chief approval to attend. Students must bring full turnout gear and SCBA with spare cylinder to all sessions.
Cost: Personnel affiliated with WCFR: No Cost
Non-affiliated Personnel: $400.00 (due first night of class)
Registration Forms are to be submitted online by August 01, 2018.
A full course schedule can be viewed at: 2018 Fire Academy Announcement and Schedule.pdf
For questions or additional information, contact Captain Gerry Maiatico at 540.636.3830 or email email@example.com