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Here you will find training opportunities within California, or nearby, that may be of interest to you or your agency. Click on the links below for a class flyer or more information.

The flyers posted below are informational only and we are not responsible for any cancellations or changes to the class dates, times, location, requirements, etc.  We are also not responsible for any type of certifications offered, issued, or not issued, for any of the classes listed on our site.  Always check with the class sponsor prior to taking any class to know exactly what type of certification is being offered.  Never assume you will receive certification based on the class title alone. Any questions concerning these classes should be directed to the class host or sponsor.

Feel free to sent us your class flyers or schedules, as a PDF, to mcftoa@gmail.com and we will do our best to post them below.

Classes held at the California Fire Academy at Monterey Bay through Monterey Peninsula College are listed at the bottom of this page or on the “PSTC” (Public Safety Training Center) tab of this site.

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

Executive Fire Officer 4E – Elite Command Training, May 1 – 2, 2018, Cotati, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3A – Industrial Emergency Council, April 30 – May 2, 2018, Belmont, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Industrial Emergency Council, June 4 – 6, 2018, Belmont, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Industrial Emergency Council, June 25 – 27, 2018, Millbrae, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Industrial Emergency Council, July 23 – 25, 2018, Millbrae, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, April 24 – 26, 2018, San Jose, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Elite Command Training, April 24 – 26, 2018, Rohnert Park, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Sure Fire Training Inc., Nov. 12 – 14, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A – Butte County Training Officers Association, April 23 – 27, 2018, Chico, CA

Company Officer 2C – Sure Fire Training, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2D – Sure Fire Training, May 7 – 10, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, June 5 – 8, 2018,Cotati, CA

Company Officer 2E – Contra Costa County Fire Training & Safety Officers Assoc., April 30 – May 4, 2018, Concord, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

S-203 Introduction to Incident Information – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, May 7 – 10, 2018, Seaside, CA

S-223 Fire Line EMT / Paramedic – Precision Training Group, June 19 – 20, 2018, San Jose, CA

S-230 / 231- Emergency Management Consultants, May 21 – 25, 2018, San Jose, CA

S-239 Division / Group Supervisor All Risk – Santa Cruz County Training Officers / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, May 7 – 9, 2018, Aptos, CA

S-400 & FEMA L-950 Incident Commander “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Nov. 5 – 9, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-404 & FEMA L-954 Safety Officer “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Oct. 23 – 26, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-430AR & FEMA L-958 Operations Section Chief “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Sept. 25 – 28, 2018, Glendale, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 200 – Elite Command Training, Sept. 20 – 21, 2018, Glendale, CA

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

Basic Forcible Entry – Bay Area Firefighters Conference, May 6, 2018, Pleasanton, CA

 

SLICE-RS / Modern Fire Attack:

 

Emergency Medical Services:

Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club Research Symposium – Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club, April 24, 2018, Walnut Creek, CA

Paramedic Training Program – National College of Technical Instruction / Monterey Peninsula College, April 2 – 17, 2018 (Monday & Tuesdays) and April 30, 2018 – November 20, 2019, (Mondays & Tuesdays), Seaside, CA

The Special Faces of Critical Care – Reach / CALSTAR / NorthBay Healthcare, May 11, 2018, Fairfield, CA

Preventing Pediatric Pitfalls – Reach / Calstar / Dignity Health, May 10, 2018, Folsom, CA

Pediatric: DKA, Sepsis and Resuscitation – REACH / CALSTAR / Dignity Health, April 27, 2018, Folsom, CA

 

Career Development:

Leadership 101 and 102 – Bay Area Firefighters Conference, May 4th & 7th, 2018, Pleasanton, CA

Calm the Chaos! Mastering Fireground Command – Firefighter Inspiration Rediness & Education, May 21 – 22, 2018, Mill Valley, CA

Company Officer Academy – Santa Clara County Training Officers / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, various dates in 2018, Santa Clara County, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

S-219 Firing Operations – Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, May 7 – 9, 2018, Woodland, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, June 4 – 6, 2018, Woodland, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, June 25 – 27, 2018, Sacramento, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Precision Training Group, Nov. 28 – 30, 2018, San Gabriel, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Emergency Management Consultants, June 12 – 15, 2018, Vacaville, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Sounty County Fire / Tracy FD, May 22 – 24, 2018, Tracy, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, April 16 – 19, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Elite Command Training, May 8 – 11, 2018,Cotati, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Emergency Management Consultants, April 30 – May 4, 2018, San Jose, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Calculations – Elite Command Training, Dec. 4 – 7, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Calculations – Emergency Management Consultants, May 15 – 18, 2018, Vacaville, CA

Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation (RX 341) – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 7 – 11, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Prescribed Fire Implementation (RX 301) – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 14 – 18, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Map and Compass – Sure Fire Training, April 28 – 29, 2018, Camarillo, CA.

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 25 – 29, 2018, Chico, CA

Rope Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, June 6 – 10, 2018, Chico, CA

Rope Rescue Technician – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, Aug. 6 – 10, 2018, Milpitas, CA

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Riverside County FD, Oct. 18 – 20, 2018, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2018, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 10 – 12, 2018, Chico, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, June 21 – 23, 2018, Chico, CA

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems 1 – Riverside County FD, Nov. 5 – 9, 2018, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, July 23 – 27, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, Dec. 3 – 7, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, May 12 – 16, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 11, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems III – Industrial Emergency Council, June 4 – 6, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Modesto Junior College, May 21 – 25, 2018, Modesto, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

RIC Operations – Riverside County FD, Oct. 24 – 26, 2018, Riverside, CA

RIC Firefighter Safety and Survival – Riverside County FD, Oct. 22 – 23, 2018, Riverside, CA

Advanced RIC Operations – Bay Area Firefighters Conference, May 6 – 7, 2018, Pleasanton, CA

 

Trench Rescue:

Trench Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Dec. 3 – 5, 2018, Riverside, CA

Trench Rescue Technician – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, June 12 – 14, 2018, Milpitas, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Nov. 12 – 16, 2018, Riverside, CA

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, Aug. 13 – 17, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, Nov. 5 – 9, 2018, Milpitas, CA

 

Water Rescue:

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 18 – 20, 2018, Chico, CA

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 30 – June 1, 2018, Chico, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, May 7 – 11, 2018, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Sept. 10 – 14, 2018, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Oct. 1 – 5, 2018, Blythe, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 18 – 20, 2018, Chico, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 30 – June 1, 2018, Chico, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, July 11 – 13, 2018, Chico, CA

(State Fire Training) Rescue Boat Operations / U.S. Power Boat Operator, Pacific Coast Water Rescue, May 25 – 27, 2018, California Delta, CA

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Driver Operator:

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1B – Contra Costa County Fire Training & Safety Officers Association, April 23 – 26, 2018, Richmond, CA

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Off-Road Driving Skills – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association / Fort Hunter Liggett FD, April 24th or April 25th, 2018, Fort Hunter Liggett, CA

Off-Road Driver Training Skills for the Wildland Fire Apparatus Operator – Santa Cruz County Training Officers, May 21, or 22, or 23, or 30, or 31, or June 1, 2018, Hollister, CA

Auto Extrication – Riverside County FD, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2018, Riverside, CA

National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training – Web-based (On going and continuous)

Stabilization and Lifting of the Heavy Vehicle – Bay Area Firefighters Conference, May 6 – 7, 2018, Pleasanton, CA

 

Fire Investigation:

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation Course – Fire Investigation Industries, May 7 – 11, 2018, Chowchilla, CA

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Inspector:

Inspector 1C – Industrial Emergency Council, April 23 – 25, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 1D – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 8, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2A – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 7 – 8, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, April 23 – 26, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

Hazardous Materials Technician “A” Week – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, April 30 – May 3, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Hazardous Materials Technician “B” Week – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, May 7 – 10, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Hazardous Materials Technician “C” Week – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, May 14 – 17, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Hazardous Materials Technician “D” Week – Milpitas FD / RW Jones and Associates, May 21 – 24, 2018, Milpitas, CA

Hazardous Materials Technician 1D – Industrial Emergency Council / Contra Costa FD, April 23 – 27, 2018, Concord, CA

Hazardous Materials Specialist 1F – Industrial Emergency Council / Contra Costa FD, May 7 – 11, 2018, Concord, CA

Hazardous Materials Specialist 1G – Industrial Emergency Council / Contra Costa FD, May 21 – 25, 2018, Concord, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom – NorCal Fire Training, April 26, 2018, Redding, CA

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

Regional Instructor Orientation – NorCal Fire Training, April 27, 2018, Redding, CA

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I

Instructor 1 – Sure-Fire Training, April 21, 22, 28, 29, 2018, Camarillo, CA

Instructor 1 – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 10, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Instructor 1 – Elite Command Training, May 21 – 24, 2018,Cotati, CA

 

Instructor II:

Instructor II – Elite Command Training, June 4 – 7, 2018, Glendale, CA

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

S-203 Introduction to Incident Information – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, May 7 – 10, 2018, Seaside, CA

 

Critical Incident Stress:

Stress Awareness, Management & Mitigation – Contra Costa County Public Safety Support Services, April 28, 2018, Concord, CA

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos:

 

Drone Operations:

Drone Training for Emergency Service Providers, FMC / Drone University, April 28th & 29th, 2018, Whittier, CA

 

Class Schedules / Training Organizations:

Cal OES Training Bulletin – April 2018

CAL FIRE San Mateo / Santa Cruz County – Training Battalion

Riverside County Fire Department – Scheduled Training Classes

American Health Education, Inc. – Course Listings, Dublin, CA

Mid Valley Regional Fire Training Center (Fresno County FD)

Sure Fire Training, Inc. – Class Listings

North Net Training Authority – Current Classes

California State Fire Marshal – State Fire Training – Course Listing

Butte County Training Officers – Class Registration

Industrial Emergency Council, Menlo Park, CA – Course Schedule

Motherload Interagency Training Officers Association, Angels Camp, CA., – Course Schedule

Red Helmet Training, Rancho Cucamonga, CA., – Course Schedule

Fire Nuggets – Seminar Schedule

Elite Command Training – Course Listing

 

California Fire Academy at Monterey Bay:

The following State Fire Training classes are presented by Monterey Peninsula College and the California Fire Academy at Monterey Bay located at the Monterey Peninsula College Public Safety Training Center in Seaside, CA.   For registration information on these classes, or other classes offered MPC Public Safety Training Center, contact Jill Cavanaugh at 831-646-4240, or jcavanaugh@mpc.edu. Additional information and a list of upcoming classes offered by the California Fire Academy at Monterey Bay and Monterey Peninsula College can be found by clicking the “PSTC” tab of this website.

 

Rescue Systems 1 – Monterey Peninsula College, April 9 – 13, 2018, Seaside, CA

EMT-1 Recertification – Monterey Peninsula College, April 7-8 and 21-22, 2018, Seaside, CA