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Florida Firefighting Events and Schools

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Single Session Event Multiple Session/Class Event On Line or Independent Study Class

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
September 2014
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This class has ongoing, open enrollment. This is a study of private fire protection and detection systems, such as sprinkler and standpipe systems, chemical extinguishing systems, detection systems and devices. Each system is discussed as to its need, construction, preventive maintenance and individual uses - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices -  On Line from 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 - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 2120 Fire Service Building Construction - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This class is ongoing, 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 - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 2720 Company Officer - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 1810 Tactics and Strategy I - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 2811 Tactics and Strategy II - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 1740 Fire Service Course Delivery (Blended) - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teach situations, as well as devices for specific training areas. The course also stresses measuring teaching effectiveness, and the use of media and visual aids. One 8-hour classroom session for presentations will be given at our Fort Myers or Fort Lauderdale locations. The exact date and location will be announced in class and displayed on the website calendar - www.fireetraining.com
09/01 to 09/30 FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design (Blended) - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This course covers the principles of effective curriculum design. It stresses the principles of adult learning and student-centered learning. Designing courses and units that address learning, performance and behavioral objectives is the program goal. One 8-hour classroom session for presentations will be given at our Fort Myers or Fort Lauderdale locations. The exact date and location will be announced in class and displayed on the website calendar - www.fireetraining.com
09/22 to 09/24 S-270, Basic Air Operations - Being held at The Withlacoochee Training Center - This 17 hour course covers aircraft types and capabilities, aviation management and safety for flying in and working with agency aircraft, tactical and logistical uses of aircraft, and requirements for helicopter take-off and landing areas - More information.
09/22 to 09/26  Flusar Vehicle and Machinery Rescue (Vmr) : FFO0920 - Being held at Palm Beach State College Fire Academy - More Information.
09/22 to 09/26 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy II FFP2811 - Being held at the Technical Education Center Osceola - More Information.
09/22 to 09/26 Tactical Medic - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
09/22 to 09/26 Fire Service Course Design FFP2741 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
09/22 to 09/26 Arson Investigation FSFC407 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
09/22 to 09/26 Codes and Standards FFP1510 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - 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.
09/23 to 09/26 Rope Rescue Technical Lever - Being held at The Coral Springs Fire Academy - More Information.
09/24 Incident Command for The First Arriving Company Officer - Being held at Miami Dade Fire Rescue Training facility - 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.
09/29 to 10/03 Fire Service Hydraulics - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
09/30 Florida Fire Incident Reporting System Training Class - Being held at the Indian River Emergency Operations Center - More Information - Survey for Class.
October 2014
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design (Blended) - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This course covers the principles of effective curriculum design. It stresses the principles of adult learning and student-centered learning. Designing courses and units that address learning, performance and behavioral objectives is the program goal. One 8-hour classroom session for presentations will be given at our Fort Myers or Fort Lauderdale locations. The exact date and location will be announced in class and displayed on the website calendar - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 1740 Fire Service Course Delivery (Blended) - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teach situations, as well as devices for specific training areas. The course also stresses measuring teaching effectiveness, and the use of media and visual aids. One 8-hour classroom session for presentations will be given at our Fort Myers or Fort Lauderdale locations. The exact date and location will be announced in class and displayed on the website calendar - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This class has ongoing, open enrollment. This is a study of private fire protection and detection systems, such as sprinkler and standpipe systems, chemical extinguishing systems, detection systems and devices. Each system is discussed as to its need, construction, preventive maintenance and individual uses - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 1810 Tactics and Strategy I - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 2811 Tactics and Strategy II - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 2720 Company Officer - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - 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 - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 2120 Fire Service Building Construction - On Line from Fire eTraining Institute - This class is ongoing, 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 - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices -  On Line from 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 - www.fireetraining.com
10/01 to 10/31 EMT & Paramedic Online Biennial Refresher - Presented by Indian River State College - More Information.
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.
10/03 Florida Firefighter Memorial Service & Breakfast - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - 8:30am - More Information.
10/06 Fireworks Training for Enforcement Officials - Being held at the Hyatt Regency Miami - Training will include all industry segments including display, consumer and proximate. A review of applicable Federal regulations governing the fireworks industry including ATF, DOT, OSHA, CPSC, as well as NFPA industry consensus standards; along with on-going industry efforts to ensure best safety practices. This training program is a “must” for individuals new to the fire service or enforcement field as well as an excellent continuing education “refresher” course for veteran officials - More Information.
10/06 to 10/10 Hazards Materials Technician (160 Hrs.)  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 1 - More information.
10/06 to 10/10 FLUSAR Vehicle & Machinery OPS - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
10/06 to 10/10 Apparatus Operations - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
10/06 to 10/10 Fire Extinguisher Technician  FSFC708 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/06 to 10/10 Chief Officer RN9516 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/07 to 10/16  Pump Ops/Apparatus Ops - Being held at St. Augustine Fire Department, 101 Malaga St. St. Augustine - Hydraulics - This course covers the relationship between flow and pressure, mathematical hydraulic formulas, pump theory, pump rating, and pressure and vacuum gauges - Apparatus Ops - This course covers the laws, rules and driving techniques for emergency vehicles. Fire ground evolutions will include the use of pre-connected lines, dual and tandem pumping, drafting, relays and master streams - 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.
10/10 Sea of Blue March - Being hosted by the Jacksonville Fire Rescue - Pipe and Drum bands needed to participate - More Information.
10/13 to 10/16 Live Fire Training Instructor Program - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
10/13 to 10/17 Fire Service Course Delivery FFP1740 - Being held at the Technical Education Center Osceola - More Information.
10/13 to 10/17 Fire Service Course Delivery  FFP1740 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/13 to 10/17 Fire Prevention Practices  FFP1505 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/13 to 10/24 Driver Engineer Class - Being held at The Coral Springs Fire Academy - Hydraulics (FFP 2310/1301) & Apparatus Operator (FFP 2320/1302) - More Information.
10/15 Florida State-Wide Emergency Response Plan (SERP) - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
10/15 Ventilation and Relative Superiority - Hosted by Estero Fire Rescue - More Information.
10/16 Ventilation and Relative Superiority - Hosted by Estero Fire Rescue - More Information.
10/17 Managerial Association of Emergency Services Golf Tournament - Being held at Longboat Key Club Harbourside Golf Course - Shotgun start at 9:00am - More Information.
10/20 to 10/23 Aerial Operations - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
10/20 to 10/24 Public Information Officer FFP2706 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/20 to 10/24 Health & Safety Officer RN6741 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/20 to 10/24 Hazards Materials Technician (160 Hrs.)  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 2 - 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.
10/24 Southern Manatee 13th Annual Golf Tournament - University Park Country Club - 1:00pm shotgun start - More Information.
10/25 5th Alarm Fashion Show - Being held at the Windham Orlando Resort - More Information and tickets.
10/27 to 10/29 I - 300 : Intermediate Incident Management System  PD4022 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/27 to 10/30 FLUSAR Trench OPS and Tech  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
10/27 to 10/31 Latent Investigations  FFP2630 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information
10/27 to 10/31 Structural Tower Rescue - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - This forty-hour, technical rescue course teaches students how to perform organized, systematic rescues from a variety of towers including radio, microwave, electrical, transmission, water, and lighting structures -  More Information.
10/28 to 10/30 Skills Refresher - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - 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.
10/30 & 10/31 I - 400: Advanced ICS for Command & General Staff   PD4023 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
10/31 to 11/02 Skills Refresher - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
November 2014
11/01 to 11/30 EMT & Paramedic Online Biennial Refresher - Presented by Indian River State College - More Information.
11/01 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament - Being sponsored by the Friends of Tampa Firefighters - Being held at Northdale Golf Club - More Information.
11/02 & 11/04 2014 International Safety Village Conference - Hosted by Gainesville Fire Rescue and Kiwanis Safety City - More Information.
11/03 to 11/07 Fire Service Course Design FFP2741  - Being held at the Technical Education Center Osceola - More Information.
11/03 to 11/07 Hazards Materials Technician (160 Hrs.)  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 3 - More information.
11/03 to 11/08 The Great Florida Fire School - Being held at The Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex at Indian River State College - 6 days of continuous fire related classes for one low price of $125.00 - More Information.
11/08 Chili Cook-off and Beer Tasting - Being sponsored by Tequesta Firefighters and Tequesta Brewing Company - 2:00pm to 6:00pm - More Information.
11/13 Courage to Be Safe RN4807 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
11/13 & 11/14 F.A.S.T. - Being held at The Coral Springs Fire Academy - More Information.
11/13 & 11/14 Live Fire Training Instructor Program - Refresher  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - 10/13 (lecture) 10/14 (burn)  - 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.
11/14 Statewide Emergency Response Plan (SERP) - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - 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 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
11/17 to 11/20 FLUSAR Vehicle & Machinery Tech - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
11/17 to 11/21 Private Fire Protection Systems II FFP2541 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information
11/17 to 11/21 Hazards Materials Technician (160 Hrs.)  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - Week 4 - More information.
11/17 to 11/21 Fire Extinguisher Technician  FSFC708 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - 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.
11/20 to 01/15/15 Fire Service Course Design FFP274 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Classes run every Thursday from 11/20 to 01/15/15 -  More Information.
11/24 & 11/25 NFA F760 New Fire Chief I: Challenging Issues RN10050  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
December 2014
12/01 to 12/31 EMT & Paramedic Online Biennial Refresher - Presented by Indian River State College - More Information.
12/01 to 12/04 Aerial Operations - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
12/01 to 12/05 Origin and Cause FFP2610  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information
12/01 to 12/05 Firesafety Inspector Accreditation Bridge Course RN9485 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
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.
12/07 to 12/12 Smoke Divers  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
12/08 to 12/12 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I  - Being held at the Technical Education Center Osceola - More Information.
12/08 to 12/12 Fire Chemistry FFP2111 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
12/08 to 12/12 Building Construction FFP2120 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
12/15 to 12/18 FLUSAR Structural Collapse OPS  - Being held at the Florida State Fire College through CTAE - More Information.
12/15 to 12/19 Building Construction for the Fire Service FFP2120  - Being held at the Technical Education Center Osceola - More Information.
12/15 to 12/19 Fire Extinguisher Technician  FSFC708 - Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
12/15 to 12/19 Construction Documents and Plans Review FFP2521- Being held at the Florida State Fire College - More information.
January 2015
01/12 to 01/16 Rope Rescue - Operations Level - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
01/20 to 02/24 Private Fire Protection Systems I FFP1540 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
01/26 to 01/30 Rope Rescue - Technician Level - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
February 2015
02/03 to 02/05 SW Florida Firefighter Symposium - Being co-sponsored by San Carlos Fire Rescue - Attend just 1 day or all 3 days - More Information.
02/18 Florida State-Wide Emergency Response Plan (SERP) - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
02/19 to 03/26 Building Construction for the Fire Service (FFP2120) - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
02/23 to 02/27 Confined Space Rescue - Operations and Technician Levels - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
March 2015
03/02 to 03/06 Advanced Rigging - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
03/16 to 03/20 Trench Rescue - Operations and Technician Levels - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
03/24 to 04/28 Fire Prevention Practices FFP1505 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - More Information.
April 2015
04/06 to 04/10 Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Operations Level - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
04/20 to 04/24 Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician Level - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
04/23 to 05/28 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I FFP1810 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
May 2015
05/04 to 05/08 Hazardous Materials Technician - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Week 1 of 4 - More Information
05/18 to 05/22 Hazardous Materials Technician - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Week 2 of 4 - More Information
05/19 to 06/23 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II FFP2811 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center -  More Information.
June 2015
06/01 to 06/05 Hazardous Materials Technician - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Week 3 of 4 - More Information
06/15 to 06/19 Hazardous Materials Technician - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Week 4 of 4 - More Information
July 2015
   
August 2015
   
September 2015
09/11 to 10/16 Company Officer FFP2720 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Classes run every Thursday from 9/11 to 10/16 -  More Information.
09/22 to 09/26 Wildland Fire S-190/S-130 - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Classes are on 09/22, 23 & 26 -  More Information.
09/30 to 11/04 Fire Service Course Delivery (FFP1740) - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - Classes run every Tuesday from 9/30 to 11/04 -  More Information.
October 2015
10/10 BLS for Healthcare Providers - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - This is the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers renewal course - More Information.
10/17 BLS for Healthcare Providers - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - This is the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers renewal course - More Information.
10/24 BLS for Healthcare Providers - Seminole County Fire/EMS Training Center - This is the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers renewal course - More Information.
   
November 2015
   
December 2015