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This page updated 04/23/2014

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06/03 to 06/06

Date Florida State Firefighters Association Events
06/23 to 06/29

2014 Florida State Firefighters' Association Conference and Safety Expo - Being hosted by Plantation Fire Department - Training Courses, Banquet, Awards, Firematics, Brotherhood Ride, and much more - More Information.

06/27 1st Annual Florida State Firefighters Association Honor Guard Competition - Being held in conjunction with the Annual Conference - Being held at Plantation Fire Department - More Information.
Date All Other Events
April 2014
04/01 to 04/30 FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. A study of fire inspection practices, including such items as purpose; definition; Fire Prevention Bureau activities; hazards; fire behavior; fire causes; types of construction including structural features, flame spread, occupancy and fire load; inspection techniques; conducting inspections - More Information.
04/01 to 04/30 FFP 2120 Building Construction -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. The curriculum in this portion of the Fire Prevention Inspection Certification Program deals with building construction. Topics include identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity, how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse, and many other life safety issues. This is not a building course per se, but rather a course to identify construction features and their hazards under fire conditions - More Information.
04/01 to 04/30 FFP 2720 Company Officer -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today's ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.  - More Information.
04/01 to 04/30 FFP 1810 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is designed to cover basic factors involved in coping with a fire emergency, and determining the best use of available resources to protect lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of his or her proposed incident action plan.  - More Information.
04/01 to 04/30 FFP 2811 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course covers multiple company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid forces and conflagration control. This course will focus on tactics in industrial and manufacturing settings which may involve close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of manpower and equipment. Critical thinking skills will be stressed - More Information.
04/23 & 04/26 EVOC - Being held at Lake Tech - 04/24 & 04/25 class 6:00pm to 10:00pm, 04/26 class 9:00am to 06:00pm - More Information.
04/24 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
04/24 & 04/25 NFA F522 Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Through Difficult Conversations RN9498 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
04/28 to 04/30 USAR Structural Collapse - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
04/28 to 05/02 Vehicle and Machinery Rescue (VMR): Technician - Being held at Valencia College - This is a course designed to give the student real world heavy rescue scenarios - More information.
04/28 to 05/02 Public Information Officer FFP 2706 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
04/28 to 05/02 Private Fire Protection Systems II FFP 2541 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
04/28 to 05/02 NFA Command & Control Of Incident Operations - Presented by St. Petersburg College Fire Training Center - This class is designed to help students study proper fire command techniques for control and extinguishment of fires ranging from small, residential structures to mul ti - occupancy commercial complexes - More Information.
04/28 to 06/06 Fire Fighter II Classes - Being held at Chipola College Fire Academy - Classes Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 4:30pm - More Information.
04/30 to 05/07 Aerial Operations  FFP 1304 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Apr. 30, May 01, 02, 05, 06 & 07 - More Information.
May 2014
05/01 to 05/31 FFP 2811 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course covers multiple company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid forces and conflagration control. This course will focus on tactics in industrial and manufacturing settings which may involve close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of manpower and equipment. Critical thinking skills will be stressed - More Information.
05/01 to 05/31 FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. A study of fire inspection practices, including such items as purpose; definition; Fire Prevention Bureau activities; hazards; fire behavior; fire causes; types of construction including structural features, flame spread, occupancy and fire load; inspection techniques; conducting inspections - More Information.
05/01 to 05/31 FFP 2120 Building Construction -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. The curriculum in this portion of the Fire Prevention Inspection Certification Program deals with building construction. Topics include identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity, how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse, and many other life safety issues. This is not a building course per se, but rather a course to identify construction features and their hazards under fire conditions - More Information.
05/01 to 05/31 FFP 2720 Company Officer -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today's ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.  - More Information.
05/01 to 05/31 FFP 1810 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is designed to cover basic factors involved in coping with a fire emergency, and determining the best use of available resources to protect lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of his or her proposed incident action plan.  - More Information.
05/03 Tampa Firefighters 4th Annual Pediatric Burn Survivor 5K Run - Information and Registration.
05/03 2014 Firefighters' Benevolent Charity Golf Scramble - Sponsored by the Hillsborough and Pasco benevolent Associations - Being held at  Fox Hollow Golf Club - More Information.
05/05 to 05/08 USAR VMR Rescue Operations - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
05/05 to 05/09 Hazardous Materials Technician - Being held at Valencia College - Week 2 of 4 - This course is offered on a one week on – one week off schedule - The course consists of four full weeks of training for a total of 160 hours - More Information.
05/05 to 05/09 Hazards Materials Technician FSFC 508 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 3 - This is the 160-hour hands-on practices HazMat course in which students will fulfill the functions of HazMat technicians in a variety of full-scale field scenarios - Registration.
05/05 to 05/09 Code and Standards FFP 1510 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Class Information - Registration.
05/05 to 05/10 NFA Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/05 to 05/20 Private Fire Protection Systems - Being held at Barry University in Pembroke Pines - This class is part of the Fire Officer Certification - More Information.
05/06 to 05/09 FSFC 703 Aerial Operations - Being held at Withlacoochee Technical Institute Citrus County Public Safety Training Center Fire Academy - More Information.
05/12 to 05/16 Fire and Life Safety Educator I FFP1793  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/12 to 05/16 Building Construction FFP2120  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Class Information - Registration.
05/12 to 06/19 Fire Science Behavior and Combustion FFP 1612 - Being held at Seminole state College - More Information.
05/12 to 06/19 Fire Protection Systems  FFP 2541 - Being held at Seminole state College - More Information.
05/12 to 07/31 Supervision & Leadership - Being held at Miami Dade College - Class 6:00pm to 10:00pm - More Information.
05/12 to 07/31 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy - Being held at Miami Dade College - Class 6:00pm to 10:00pm - More Information.
05/13 to 05/27 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention  FFP 2505 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are May 13, 15, 20, 22 & 27 - More Information.
05/14 to 05/16 Chlorine Emergencies FSFC515  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/15 2014 EVT Mini Expo - Being held at the Advanced Technology Center, Daytona Beach - More Information.
05/15 & 05/16 EVOC - Being held at The Technical Education Center Osceola - This 16 hour course is under the VFIS curriculum, which d ay one in the classroom and day two will be on the driving pad - Classes Run 08:00 to 17:00 each day - More Information.
05/15 & 05/16 EVOC - Being held at Valencia College - Valencia’s Advanced Specialized Training for Fire offers classes to help you update your fire knowledge. Instruction is given on the most recent updates, newest topics and latest equipment - More Information.
05/19 to 05/21 Fire and Life Safety Educator II FFP2794  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/19 to 05/23 Hazardous Materials Technician - Being held at Valencia College - Week 3 of 4 - This course is offered on a one week on – one week off schedule - The course consists of four full weeks of training for a total of 160 hours - More Information.
05/19 to 05/23 Hazards Materials Technician FSFC 508 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 4 - This is the 160-hour hands-on practices HazMat course in which students will fulfill the functions of HazMat technicians in a variety of full-scale field scenarios - Registration.
05/19 to 05/23 Fire Extinguisher Technician FSFC708 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/20 to 05/23 Rope Rescue Technician Level - Being held at the Coral Springs Fire Academy - You must submit a General Course application and a copy of your FLDL in order to secure a spot in this class - More information.
05/22 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
05/22 & 05/23 18th Annual "First There First Care" Conference - Being held at the Seminole Hard Rock Cafe and Casino, in Hollywood - South Florida's largest EMS conference reaching paramedics, EMT's, nurses and other healthcare professionals from South Florida and beyond - More Information.
05/27 to 06/03 Fire Service Instructor Delivery - Being held at Miami Dade College - Classes from 8:00am to 5:00pm - More Information.
05/28 Courage to Be Safe RN4807 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
05/29 Florida State-Wide Emergency Response Plan - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - This class required for Fire Officer II certification - Registration.
June 2014
06/01 to 06/30 FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. A study of fire inspection practices, including such items as purpose; definition; Fire Prevention Bureau activities; hazards; fire behavior; fire causes; types of construction including structural features, flame spread, occupancy and fire load; inspection techniques; conducting inspections - More Information.
06/01 to 06/30 FFP 2120 Building Construction -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. The curriculum in this portion of the Fire Prevention Inspection Certification Program deals with building construction. Topics include identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity, how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse, and many other life safety issues. This is not a building course per se, but rather a course to identify construction features and their hazards under fire conditions - More Information.
06/01 to 06/30 FFP 2720 Company Officer -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today's ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.  - More Information.
06/01 to 06/30 FFP 1810 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course is designed to cover basic factors involved in coping with a fire emergency, and determining the best use of available resources to protect lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of his or her proposed incident action plan.  - More Information.
06/01 to 06/30 FFP 2811 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II -  Being offered by Fire eTraining Institute - This course is offered continuously with Open Enrollment. This course covers multiple company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid forces and conflagration control. This course will focus on tactics in industrial and manufacturing settings which may involve close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of manpower and equipment. Critical thinking skills will be stressed - More Information.
06/02 to 06/05 EMT-B Refresher Class - Being held at Coral Springs Fire Academy - This is a 32 hour course which includes lecture and practical skills. This will also include re-certification in American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider - More Information.
06/02 to 06/06 Hazardous Materials Technician - Being held at Valencia College - Week 4 of 4 - This course is offered on a one week on – one week off schedule - The course consists of four full weeks of training for a total of 160 hours - More Information.
06/02 to 06/06 Building Construction FFP2120  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Class Information - Registration.
06/03 to 06/06 FFP 2610 Origin and Cause - Being held at Withlacoochee Technical Institute Citrus County Public Safety Training Center Fire Academy - More Information.
06/03 to 06/17 Fire Service Course Design  FFP 2741 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Jun. 03, 05, 10, 12 & 17 - More Information.
06/09 to 06/13 Fire Extinguisher Technician FSFC708 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
06/10 to 06/13 Fire Service Hydraulics - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
06/16 to 06/18 FLUSAR Operations Level Trench and Excavation PD3296 - Being held at Coral Springs Fire Academy - More Information.
06/16 to 06/21 NFA Community Risk Reduction for the Fire & Emergency Services - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
06/18 & 06/19 FLUSAR Operations Technician Trench and Excavation PD3372 - Being held at Coral Springs Fire Academy - .
06/23 to 06/27 Fire Prevention Practices FFP1505  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Class Information - Registration.
06/23 to 07/31 Legal and Ethical Issues for the fire Service   FFP 2770 - Being held at Seminole state College - More Information.
06/23 to 07/31 Occupational Safety & Health For The Fire Service  FFP 2109 - Being held at Seminole state College - More Information.
06/24 to 07/08 Fire Department Administration  FFP 2780 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Jun. 24, 26, Jul. 01, 03 & 08 - More Information.
06/26 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
06/30 to 07/01 NFA F633 Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention; Level 1 RN9499 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Registration.
July 2014
07/08 to 07/11 Apparatus Operations - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
07/08 to 07/11 FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design - Being held at Withlacoochee Technical Institute Citrus County Public Safety Training Center Fire Academy - More Information.
07/09 to 07/11 3rd Annual Rural County Summit Community Disaster and Emergency Response - Being held at Florida Public Safety Institute, in Havana - With special session on July 12th for volunteer organizations - More Information.
07/12 & 07/13 EVOC - Being held at The Technical Education Center Osceola - This 16 hour course is under the VFIS curriculum, which d ay one in the classroom and day two will be on the driving pad - Classes Run 08:00 to 17:00 each day - More Information.
07/15 to 07/29 Ethical & Legal Issues for the Fire Service  FFP 2770 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Jul. 15, 17, 22 , 24 & 29 - More Information.
07/24 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
August 2014
08/04 to 08/07 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
08/05 to 08/08 FFP 2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review - Being held at Withlacoochee Technical Institute Citrus County Public Safety Training Center Fire Academy - More Information.
08/05 to 08/21 Fire Protection Systems & Ext. Agents  FFP 2540 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Aug. 05, 07, 12, 14, 19 & 21 - More Information.
08/09 to 08/30 EMT-B Refresher Class - Being held at Coral Springs Fire Academy - This is a 32 hour course which includes lecture and practical skills. This will also include re-certification in American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider - More Information.
08/14 & 08/15 EVOC - Being held at Valencia College - Valencia’s Advanced Specialized Training for Fire offers classes to help you update your fire knowledge. Instruction is given on the most recent updates, newest topics and latest equipment - Class days are August 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th - More Information.
08/19 to 11/21 Firefighter I & II - Being held at Lake Tech - Day Classes - Monday through Thursday - More Information.
08/25 to 08/29 Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program - Being held at Valencia College - Week 1 of 4 - The goal of this program is to develop innovative leaders who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow - More Information.
08/26 to 09/09 Fire & Life Safety Educator – L 1   FFP 1793 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Aug. 26, 28 , Sep. 02, 04 & 09 - More Information.
08/28 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
September 2014
09/08 to 09/11 Fire Chemistry - Being held at Citrus County Public Safety Training Center - More Information.
09/09 to 09/12 FFP 1510 Codes and Standards - Being held at Withlacoochee Technical Institute Citrus County Public Safety Training Center Fire Academy - More Information.
09/16 & 09/18 EVOC - Being held at The Technical Education Center Osceola - This 16 hour course is under the VFIS curriculum, which d ay one in the classroom and day two will be on the driving pad - Classes Run 08:00 to 17:00 each day - More Information.
09/16 & 09/30 Building Construction & Codes  FFP 2120 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Sep. 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30 - More Information.
09/17 to 09/21 The Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend - Being held at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville - This year many new classes for you to choose from - More Information.
09/22 to 09/26 Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program - Being held at Valencia College - Week 2 of 4 - The goal of this program is to develop innovative leaders who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow - More Information.
09/25 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
October 2014
10/01 to 10/29 Introduction to Fire Science  FFP 1000 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Oct. 01, 08, 15, 2 2 & 29 - More Information.
10/07 to 10/21 Fire Hydraulics  FFP 2301 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Oct. 07, 09, 14, 16 & 21 - More Information.
10/20 to 10/24 Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program - Being held at Valencia College - Week 3 of 4 - The goal of this program is to develop innovative leaders who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow - More Information.
10/23 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
10/28 to 11/13 Fire Protection Codes & Standards  FFP 2510 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Oct. 28, 30, Nov. 04, 06 & 13 - More Information.
November 2014
11/102 & 11/04 2014 International Safety Village Conference - Hosted by Gainesville Fire Rescue and Kiwanis Safety City - More Information.
11/13 & 11/14 EVOC - Being held at Valencia College - Valencia’s Advanced Specialized Training for Fire offers classes to help you update your fire knowledge. Instruction is given on the most recent updates, newest topics and latest equipment - More Information.
11/15 & 11/16 EVOC - Being held at The Technical Education Center Osceola - This 16 hour course is under the VFIS curriculum, which d ay one in the classroom and day two will be on the driving pad - Classes Run 08:00 to 17:00 each day - More Information.
11/17 to 11/21 Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program - Being held at Valencia College - Week 4 of 4 - The goal of this program is to develop innovative leaders who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow - More Information.
11/18 to 12/09 Plans Exam & Blue Print Read  FFP 2521 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Nov. 18, 20, Dec. 02, 04 & 09 - More Information.
11/20 Fire Safety Inspector Training: Recertification - Being held at Valencia College - This course also qualifies for Special Inspector Recertification (required every three years), and for Department of Education and HRS Certifications - More Information.
December 2014
12/01 to 12/11 Fire Apparatus Operator  FFP 2302 - Being held at Eastern Florida State College - Class days are Dec. 01, 03, 08, 10 & 11 - More Information.