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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 and links 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 below on the “PSTC” (Public Safety Training Center) tab of this site.

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3B – San Bernardino County Fire District, May 13 – 14, 2019, San Bernardino, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – San Bernardino County Fire District, May 21- 23, 2019, San Bernardino, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – San Bernardino County Fire District, June 3 – 5, 2019, San Bernardino, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

Company Officer 2A – Fire Instruction, May 13 – 16, 2019, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2A – American Health Education, May 6 – 10, 2019, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2A – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Oct. 21 – 25, 2019, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2A – Elite Command Training, May 20 – 23, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Company Officer 2A – Elite Command Training, Sept. 9 – 12, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Company Officer 2B:

Company Officer 2B – Fire Instruction, June 3 – 5, 2019, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2B – Fire Instruction, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2019, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2B – Elite Command Training, June 3 – 5, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Company Officer 2B – Elite Command Training, Sept. 25 – 27, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Company Officer 2C:

Company Officer 2C – Elite Command Training, July 15 – 18, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Company Officer 2C – Elite Command Training, Oct. 7 – 10, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Company Officer 2D:

Company Officer 2D – Elite Command Training, Aug. 5 – 8, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Company Officer 2D – Elite Command Training, Nov. 18 – 21, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Company Officer 2E:

Company Officer 2E – Industrial Emergency Council, April 22 – 26, 2019, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2E – Red Bluff FD, April 29 – May 3, 2019, Red Bluff, CA

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, Sept. 3 – 6, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, Dec. 9 – 12, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Contra Costa County FD, April 16, 2019, Concord, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 16, 2019, Red Bluff, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 16, 2019, Carson City, Nev.

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Monterey County Operational Area, April 17, 2019, Monterey, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 18, 2019, Redding, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Monterey County Operational Area, April 19, 2019, Monterey County (East Garrison), CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 19, 2019, Diamond Springs, CA.

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Monterey County Operational Area, April 19, 2019, Monterey County (East Garrison), CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Zayante FPD, April 22, 2019, Felton, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Santa Clara FD, April 23, 2019, Santa Clara, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Santa Clara FD, April 24, 2019, Santa Clara, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Lake Co. FPD, April 24, 2019, Clearlake, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 25, 2019, Reno, Nev.

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Napa FD, April 29, 2019, Napa, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, April 29, 2019, Tahoe City, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – April 30, 2019, Fairfield, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – April 30, 2019, Belmont, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – May 1, 2019, Belmont, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 3, 2019, Sonora, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 4, 2019, Yreka, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – May 1, 2019, Novato, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 6, 2019, Yuba City, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 7, 2019, Willows, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 7, 2019, Grass Valley, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 8, 2019, Chico, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 8, 2019, Manteca, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 9, 2019, Lodi, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – May 10, 2019, Vacaville, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 10, 2019, Woodland, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 18, 2019, Quincy, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Oakland FD, May 20, 2019, Oakland, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 21, 2019, Susanville, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – Fremont FD, May 21, 2019, Fremont, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – May 29, 2019, Santa Rosa, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, May 31, 2019, Diamond Springs, CA

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher – June 5, 2019, San Francisco, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

AH-330 All Hazards Strike Team Leader – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, May 20 – 23, 2019, Seaside, CA

S-244 / S-245 Field Observer and Display Processor- Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 28 – 31, 2019, Milpitas, CA

S-339 All Risk Division / Group Supervisor – Sure Fire Training, May 11 – 15, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

S-212 Chainsaw – South County Fire, April 24 – 26, 2019, Tracy, CA

S-230 Crew Boss – Single Resource / S-231 Engine Boss – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, April 29 – May 30, 2019, San Jose, CA

S-403 Information Officer – Red Helment Training, May 20 – 24, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

L-954 Safety Officer AH – Elite Command Training, May 28 – 31, 2019, Folsom, CA

L-954 FEMA Safety Officer AH – Elite Command Training, April 23 – 26, 2019, Anaheim, CA

ICS – 0956 Liaison Officer – IEC, April 24 – 25, 2019, San Jose, CA

L-960 Division Group Supervisor – Elite Command Training, Sept. 24 – 26, 2019, Fullerton, CA

L-958 Operations Section Chief – Elite Command Training, Oct. 15 – 18, 2019, Fullerton, CA

L-952 Public Information – Elite Command Training, Oct. 21 – 24, 2019, Fullerton, CA

L-950 Incident Commander – Elite Command Training, Nov. 5 – 8, 2019, Glendale, CA

L-954 Safety Officer – Elite Command Training, Nov. 18 – 21, 2019, Glendale, CA

S-200 Initial Attack IC – Elite Command Training, Sept. 18 – 20, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

L-960 Division Group Supervisor – Elite Command Training, Oct. 1 – 3, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

S-230 / 231 – Elite Command Training, June 3 – 7, 2019, Anaheim, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS-300 – Sure Fire Training, April 26 – 27, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

ICS 300 – Fire Instruction, Oct. 7 – 9, 2019, Oakdale, CA

I 300 – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, May 6 – 8, 2019, San Jose, CA

I-300 – Sure-Fire Training, Inc., April 26 – 27, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

ICS 400 – Fire Instruction, Oct. 10, 2019, Oakdale, CA

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

 

Solar / Photovoltaic:

 

SLICE-RS / Modern Fire Attack:

 

Emergency Medical Services:

Burn Care – From First Responder Field Recognition – Treatment – Triage – Through Burn Center Care and Rehab – UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital / REACH / CALSTAR / Monterey Fire, August 9, 2019, Monterey, CA

Preventing Perilous Pediatric Pitfalls – AMR / REACH / CALSTAR, May 3, 2019, Stockton, CA

ECG Interpretation – AMR / REACH / CALSTAR – June 7, 2019, Rocklin, CA

2019 Yolo County EMS Symposium: When Time Matters – Vascular Emergencies – Yolo County EMS / REACH, April 8, 2019, El Macero, CA

EMT 1: Basic Recertification – Shasta College, April 27 – May 5, 2019, Redding, CA

Alternative Therapies for Pain Management – Healthcare Educators of Central California, May 17, 2019, Modesto, CA

ECG Interpretation – AMR / Reach / Calstar, April 30, 2019, Stockton, CA

California Pediatric Emergency Care Conference – NorthBay Healthcare / REACH / CALSTAR / SCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, June 21, 2019, Fairfield, CA

 

Career Development:

Bay Area Leadership Academy – IAFC / ESCI, April 30 – May 3, 2019, Oakland, CA

Company Officer Assessment Center Help (C.O.A.C.H.) Workshop – Red Helmet Training, April 29 – May 3, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

This Firehouse Rocks / Challenges of a Firefighter Marriage – Red Helmet Training, April 18, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

L-280 Followership to Leadership – Red Helmet Training, May 30 – 31, 2019, El Cajon, CA

L-280 Followership to Leadership – Red Helmet Training, May 28 – 29, 2019, El Cajon, CA

Calm the Chaos-Mastering Fireground Command – Firefighter Inspiration Readiness & Education / Merced Fire Rescue, April 29 – 30, 2019, Merced, CA

Fire Service Leadership & Team Building: “The Good, The Bad, & THe Ugly – Merced FD / Firefighter Inspiration Readiness & Education, May 7 – 8, 2019, Merced, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

PMS-475 Map and Compass / Basic Land Navigation – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association / Precision Training Group, April 22 – 23, 2019, Seaside, CA

Map & Compass and GPS for the Wildland Firefighter – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 6 – 8, 2019, Milpitas, CA

S-215 Wildland Urban Interface Operations, Dec. 17 – 20, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations – Sure Fire Training, May 5 – 7, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations – Sure-Fire Training, Inc., May 20 – 23, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association / Precision Training Group, April 24 – 25, 2019, Seaside, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – San Jose FD, May 1 – 2, 2019, San Jose, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, April 22 – 23, 2019, Folsom, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, Sept. 16 – 17, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Sure Fire Training, April 29 – May 2, 2019, Ventura, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, April 22 – 25, 2019, Milpitas, CA

S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior – Elite Command Training, Oct. 21 – 24, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

S-219 Ignition Operations – Camp Pendleton Fire / Rescue / Elite Command Training, June 3 – 5, 2019, Oceanside, CA

S-219 Ignition Operations – Elite Command Training, June 24 – 26, 2019, Woodland, CA

S-219 Ignition Operations – Shasta College, April 27, 28, May 5, 2019, Redding, CA

 

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – 360 Rescue LLC, May 13 – 17, 2019, Sausalito, CA

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations (LARRO) – Shasta College, May 5, 11, 12, 2019, Redding, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations – Riverside County FD, May 6 – 8, 2019, Riverside, CA

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems 1 – CAL FIRE / Riverside County FD, Sept. 30 – Oct. 4, 2019, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Northern California Rescue Training, April 22 – 26, 2019, Concord, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

 

Trench Rescue:

Trench Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County FD, April 22 – 24, 2019, Riverside, CA

Trench Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County FD, Nov. 15 – 17, 2019, Riverside, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County FD, Nov. 18 – 20, 2019, Riverside, CA

Confined Space Awareness – CAL FIRE / Riverside County FD, Nov. 9, 2019, Riverside, CA

 

Water Rescue:

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, June 3 – 7, 2019, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Sept. 9 – 13, 2019, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Oct. 7 – 11, 2019, Blythe, CA

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Driver Operator:

Driver / Operator 1B – Woodside FPD, April 29 – May 3, 2019, Redwood City, CA

CSFM Driver Operator 1B – Cordelia FPD, June 21,22,23,29,30, 2019, Fairfield, CA

Driver / Operator 1B – Elite Command Training, April 27, 28, May 4, 5, 2019, Portola, CA

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Off-Road Driving Skills – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, April 30th or May 1st, 2019, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett, Jolon, CA

Advanced Auto Extrication – Butte County Training Officers Association, April 27 – 28, 2019, Chico, CA

Auto Extrication – Riverside County FD, Dec. 6 – 8, 2019, Riverside, CA

 

Drone Operations:

 

Fire Investigation:

Fire Investigation 1A – Elite Command Training, May 13 – 17, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Fire Investigation 1B – Fire Investigation Industries / Santa Clara FD, May 21 – 24, 2019, Santa Clara, CA

Fire Investigation 1B – Elite Command Training, June 25 – 28, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Fire Investigation 1C – Elite Command Training, August 19 – 23, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Inspector:

Fire Inspector 1C – American Health Education – May 13 – 15, 2019, Dublin, CA

Fire Inspector 1D – Industrial Emergency Council, April 29 – 30, 2019, San Francisco Peninsula (Check with Class Host)

Fire Inspector 1D – American Health Education – May 16 – 17, 2019, Dublin, CA

Fire Inspector 2A – South Bay Regional Public Safter Training Consortium / San Jose FD, July 22 – 23, 2019, San Jose, CA

Fire Inspector 2A – Industrial Emergency Council, June 3 – 4, 2019, San Francisco Peninsula (Check with host for specific site)

Fire Inspector 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, June 5 – 7, 2019, San Francisco Peninsula (Check with host for specific site)

Fire Inspector 2B – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, July 24 – 26, 2019, San Jose, CA

Fire Inspector 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, June 17 – 18, 2019, San Francisco Peninsula (Check with host for specific site)

Fire Inspector 2C – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, Aug. 5 – 6, 2019, San Jose, CA

Fire Inspector 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, July 8 – 11, 2019, San Francisco Peninsula (Check with host for specific site)

Fire Inspector 2D – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Aug. 19 – 22, 2019, San Jose, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

HAZMAT IC – Sure Fire Training, May 16 – 17, 2019, Ventura, CA

Hazmat IC – Elite Command Training, June 13 – 14, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

HAZMAT IC – Elite Command Training, Oct. 15 – 16, 2019, Anaheim, CA

Salinas Valley Ammonia Safety Day, May 23, 2019, Salinas, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom – Fire Instruction, Aug 2, 2019, Oakdale, CA

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor:

Instructor I – Sure Fire Training, April 22 – 26, 2019, Ventura, CA

Instructor l – Industrial Emergency Council, May 6 – 10, 2019, Half Moon Bay, CA

Instructor l – American Health Education – June 3 – 7, 2019, Dublin, CA

Instructor I – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Sept. 16 – 19, 2019, San Jose, CA

Instructor I – Elite Command Training, June 24 – 27, 2019, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Instructor I – Elite Command Training, June 10 – 13, 2019, Anaheim, CA

Instructor II – Sure Fire Training, May 20 – 23, 2019, Ventura, CA

Instructor II – Elite Command Training, Aug. 5 – 8, 2019, Anaheim, CA

Instructor II – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Nov. 11 – 14, 2019, San Jose, CA

Instructor ll – American Health Education – April 22 – 26, 2019, Dublin, CA

Instructor III – Red Helmet Training, August 26 – 30, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Employing Visual Aids – Red Helmet Training, July 22 – 26, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Employing Audio Visual Aids – Sure Fire Training, July 29 – Aug. 2, 2019, Ventura, CA

Group Dynamics and Problem Solving – Red Helmet Training, July 8 – 11, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Group Dynamics and Problem Solving – Sure Fire Training, July 15 – 19, 2019, Ventura, CA

Techniques of Evaluation – Red Helmet Training, June 18 – 21, 2019, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Techniques of Evaluation – Sure Fire Training, June 3 – 7, 2019, Ventura, CA

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

RADO J-158 Radio Operator Course – Sunnyvale Public Safety, May 23, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos: