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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 are listed at the bottom of this page or on the “State Fire Academy” tab of this site.

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

Executive Chief Officer 4A – Industrial Emergency Council, October 2 – 5, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4B / 4E – Industrial Emergency Council, October 30 – November 2, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4C – Industrial Emergency Council, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4D – Industrial Emergency Council, January 8 – 12, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3A – Industrial Emergency Council, Sept. 18 – 21, 2017, Millbrae, CA

Chief Officer 3A – Elite Command Training / Alameda County Fire Department, Dec. 12 – 14, 2017, San Leandro, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3A – Fire Instruction, Oct. 16 – 18, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Officer 3B – Elite Command Training / Alameda County Fire Department, Sept. 18 – 19, 2017, San Leandro, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Industrial Emergency Council, Oct. 16 – 18, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Fire Instruction, Nov. 6 – 8, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Officer 3C – Elite Command Training / Alameda County Fire Department, Oct. 2 – 4, 2017, San Leandro, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Industrial Emergency Council, Nov. 13 – 16, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Fire Instruction, Sept. 5 – 7, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Fire Instruction, Nov. 20 – 22, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Industrial Emergency Council, Dec. 11 – 13, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Chief Officer 3D – Elite Command Training / Alameda County Fire Department, Nov. 14 – 16, 2017, San Leandro, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Fire Instruction, Sept. 18 – 20, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Fire Instruction, Dec. 4 – 6, 2017, Oakdale, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A – RW Jones and Associates / Milpitas Fire Department, Sept. 11 – 15, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Company Officer 2A – Fire Instruction, Oct. 9 – 13, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2B – Fire Instruction, Oct. 23 – 25, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2B – RW Jones and Associates / Milpitas Fire Department, Oct. 10 – 11, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Company Officer 2C – Fire Instruction, Aug. 21 – 25, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2C – Fire Instruction, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2D – RW Jones and Associates / Milpitas Fire Department, Oct. 23 – 27, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Company Officer 2D – Fire Instruction, Sept. 11 – 15, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2D – Fire Instruction, Nov. 27 – Dec.1, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Company Officer 2E – Fire Instruction, Sept. 25 – 29, 2017, Oakdale, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

Safety Officer FEMA E/L954 “All Hazard & S-404 – Elite Command Training, Sept. 11 – 14, 2017, Cotati, CA

S-230 Crew Boss – Elite Command Training, Nov. 6 – 8, 2017, Oceanside, CA

S-231 Engine Boss – Elite Command Training, Nov. 9 – 10, 2017, Oceanside, CA

S 330AR Task Force Leader / Strike Team Leader – Elite Command Training, Nov. 27 – 30, 2017, Oceanside, CA

Safety Officer FEMA L-954 “All Hazard” & S-404 Combined – Elite Command Training, Oct. 2 – 5, 2017, Anaheim, CA

Safety Officer “All Hazard” Class FEMA L-954 & SFT S-404 – Elite Command Training, Sept. 18 – 21, 2017, Folsom, CA

Safety Officer FEMA L-954 “All Hazard” & S-404 Combined – Elite Command Training, Aug. 28 – 31, 2017, South Lake Tahoe, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 300 – CAL FIRE San Mateo- Santa Cruz County, Sept. 23, 24, 30, 2017, Felton, CA

Incident Command System for Structural Collapse Incidents – National Fire Academy / Turlock Fire Department, Nov. 13 – 14, 2017, Turlock, CA

Commanding the Initial Response – CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz County, Sept. 9, 2017, Felton, CA

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

Command & Control-Making the “Correct” Fireground Decisions – Elite Command Training, November 3, 2017, Petaluma, CA

 

SLICE-RS / Modern Fire Attack:

S.L.I.C.E.R.S. – What does this mean to Fire Fighters & Fire Officers, Elite Command Training, Nov. 2, 2017, Petaluma, CA

Command & Control – Making the “correct” Fireground Decisions, Elite Command Training, Nov. 3, 2017, Petaluma, CA

 

Emergency Medical Services:

Southern California Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Symposium – CALSTAR, Aug. 24, 2017, La Mesa, CA

2017 East Bay Trauma Symposium: From EMS to ED and Beyond – East Bay Trauma Center, September 19, 2017, Oakland, CA

Critical Kids in Your ED: Recognition – Triage – Treatment – CALSTAR, October 6, 2017, Redding, CA

Advanced Airway Management – CALSTAR / Regional Medical Center, Sept. 13, 2017, San Jose, CA

 

Career Development:

Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center – Firefighter Inspiration Readiness & Education, September 5 – 8, 2017, Seaside, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

S-290 Fire Behavior – Elite Command Training, Sept. 5 – 8, 2017, Oceanside, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, October 9 – 10, 2017, Oceanside, CA

S-219 Ignition Operations – Elite Command Training, October 11- 13, 2017, Oceanside, CA

S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface, October 23 – 26, 2017, Millbrae, CA

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – Industrial Emergency Council, September 11 – 15, 2017, Half Moon Bay, CA

Rope Rescue Technician – RW Jones and Associates / Milpitas Fire Department, Aug. 21 – 25, 2017, Milpitas, CA

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Lake Valley Fire Protection District / Engine Company Training Services, Oct. 2 – 4, 2017, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – CAL Fire / Riverside County Fire Department, Oct. 21 – 23, 2017, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Oct. 18 – 20, 2017, Riverside, CA

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems 1 – RW Jones and Associates, Nov. 13 – 17, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Nov. 13 – 17, 2017, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, October 23 – 27, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Norther California Rescue Training, Aug. 21 – 25, 2017, Concord, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew:

RIC Command and Control – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Oct. 21, 2017, Riverside, CA

RIC Operations – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Oct. 18 – 20, 2017, Riverside, CA

RIC Fire Fighter Safety and Survival – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Oct. 16 – 17, 2017, Riverside, CA

 

Trench Rescue:

Trench Rescue Technician – RW Jones and Associates, Sept. 5 – 7, 2017, Santa Clara, CA

Trench Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Dec. 4 – 6, 2017, Riverside, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – RW Jones and Associates / Milpitas FD, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Confined Space Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2017, Riverside, CA

Confined Space Awareness – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Nov. 4, 2017, Riverside, CA

 

Water Rescue:

Water Rescue Technician – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Sept. 25 – 29, 2017, Blythe, CA

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Driver Operator:

Driver Operator 1A – Cordelia Fire Protection District, Aug. 18, 19, 20, 26, & 27, 2017, Fairfield, CA

Driver / Operator 1A – Santa Cruz County Training Officers, Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 2017, Felton, CA

Driver Operator 1B – Cordelia Fire Protection District, Sept. 15, 16, 17, 23, & 24, 2017, Fairfield, CA

Driver Operator 1B – Santa Cruz County Training Officers, Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 2017, Felton, CA

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Auto Extrication – CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Department, Dec. 1 – 3, 2017, Riverside, CA

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

 

Fire Investigation:

Fire Investigation 1A – Fire Investigation Industries / Milpitas FD, Sept. 11 – 14, 2017, Milpitas, CA

Fire Investigation 1A – Rio Hondo Fire Technology, August 28 – 31, 2017, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Fire Investigation 1A – Industrial Emergency Council, Oct. 23 – 27, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Investigation 1B – Rio Hondo Fire Technology, September 25 – 29, 2017, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Fire Investigation 2A – Red Helmet Training, Aug. 21 – 25, 2017, Escondido, CA

Fire Investigation 2B – Red Helmet Training, Sept. 11 – 15, 2017, Escondido, CA

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

Fire / Arson Investigation Training Seminar – California Conference of Arson Investigators, November 13 – 15, 2017, San Luis Obispo, CA

“Burn to Learn” Seminar – Santa Clara County Fire Investigation Task Force, September 19, 2017, Santa Clara, CA

Live Vehicle Fire Training – San Bernardino County Arson Task Force / CCAI Roundtable 10, September 14, 2017, Ontario, CA

Wildland Fire Investigation – South Bay Fire – Arson Task Force / CCAI Roundtable 13, August 29, 2017, Manhattan Beach, CA

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Inspector:

Fire Inspector 1A – Industrial Emergency Council, September 11 – 13, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 1B – Industrial Emergency Council, October 9 – 11, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 1C – Industrial Emergency Council, November 13 – 15, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 1D – Industrial Emergency Council, December 11 – 12, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 2A – Industrial Emergency Council, September 25 – 26, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, October 16 – 18, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, October 23 – 24, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

Fire Inspector 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, November 27 – 30, 2017, Menlo Park, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

HAZMAT Specialist “F” Week – RW Jones and Associates, Sept. 25 – 28, 2017, Milpitas, CA

HAZMAT Specialist “G” Week – RW Jones and Associates, Oct. 2 – 5, 2017, Milpitas, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I

Instructor 1 – Fire Instruction, Oct. 2 – 6, 2017, Oakdale, CA

 

Instructor II:

Instructor II- Fire Instruction, Aug. 28 – Sept. 1, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Instructor II- Fire Instruction, Nov. 13 – 17, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Instructor II – Elite Command Training, Sept. 18 – 22, 2017, West Sacramento, CA

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

 Conferences / Expos:

 

Drone Operations:

 

Class Schedules / Training Organizations:

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) – California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) – Training Opportunities / Monthly Training Update, August 2017

CAL FIRE San Mateo / Santa Cruz County – Training Battalion

Riverside County Fire Department – Scheduled Training Classes

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

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

Fire Instruction – 2017 Company Officer and Chief Fire Officer Classes, January – March 2017

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 by the California Fire Academy, contact Dave Brown, Director at 831-646-4240, or dbrown@mpc.edu. Additional information and 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 “State Fire Academy” tab of this website.