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  Training Opportunities

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.

 

Special Notice: March 18, 2020:  Due to the COVID-19 health situation, some of the classes listed below may be postponed or even cancelled.  For the status of the listed classes, please contact the class host or sponsor directly.  We post these classes as a resource for the fire service community and do not have specific information concerning the status of each class.

 

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3A:

 

Chief Fire Officer 3B:

 

 

Chief Fire Officer 3C:

Chief Fire Officer 3C – IEC, April 13 – 15, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Butte County Training Officers Association, Mar. 30 – Apr. 1, 2020, Chico, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3D:

Chief Fire Officer 3D – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, April 6 – 8, 2020, San Jose, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – IEC, May 11 – 13, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Butte County Training Officers Association, April 1 – 3, 2020, Chico, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

Company Officer 2A – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, May 18 – 21, 2020, San Jose, CA

 

Company Officer 2B:

 

Company Officer 2C:

Company Officer 2C – IEC, April 20 – 24, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2C – Sure-Fire Training, June 15 – 18, 2020, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Company Officer 2D:

Company Officer 2D – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, April 13 – 17, 2020, Seaside, CA

Company Officer 2D – American Health Education, April 20 – 24, 2020, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2D – IEC, May 4 – 8, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2D – Sure-Fire Training, March 30 – April 2, 2020, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Company Officer 2E:

Company Officer 2E – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, May 11 – 15, 2020, Seaside, CA

Company Officer 2E – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, April 6 – 8, 2020, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2E – IEC, May 18 – 22, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2E – Sure-Fire Training, May 11 – 14, 2020, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, April 1, 2020, Modesto, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, April 2, 2020, Modesto, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, April 16, 2020, Sonora, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association, April 22, 2020, East Garrison, CA (Marina, CA)

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association, April 23, 2020, East Garrison, CA (Marina, CA)

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, April 23, 2020, Auburn, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 6, 2020, Tahoe City, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 7, 2020, Woodland, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 11, 2020. Carson City, NV

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 14, 2020, Grass Valley, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 18,2020, Folsom, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 19, 2020, Reno, NV

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 21, 2020, Susanville, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 26, 2020, Redding, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 27, 2020, Chico, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 28, 2020, Yuba City, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 28, 2020, Willows, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 29, 2020, Red Bluff, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 30, 2020, Yreka, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, May 30, 2020, Quincy, CA

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – CFRTA, June 8, 2020, El Dorado Hills, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

L962 Planning Section Chief – CFRTA, April 6 – 9, 2020, Rancho Cordova, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 400 – CFRTA, April 1 – 2, 2020. Mather, CA

 

Firefighter 1:

Firefighter 1 Testing Examination – Monterey Peninsula College Public Safety Training Center, May 11 – 15 and May 18 – 22, 2020, Seaside, CA

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

 

SLICE-RS / Modern Fire Attack:

 

Gas and Electrical Emergencies / Safety:

Gas & Electrical Safety Training for First Responders – Pacific Gas & Electric Co., on-going training throughout Northern California

 

Solar / Photovoltaic:

 

Emergency Medical Services:

Napa County EMS Symposium – AMR / REACH, March 30, 2020, Yountville, CA

BAPJC Research Symposium – Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club, April 15, 2020, Walnut Creek, CA

BAPJC Research Symposium – Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club, June 29, 2020, Burlingame, CA

BAPJC Research Symposium – Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club, October 21, 2020, Burlingame, CA

 

Career Development:

 

Data Analysis:

Data Analysis & Presentation for Fire and EMS – FireStats, May 11 – 13, 2020, Davis, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

S-212 Wildland Firefighting Chainsaws – CFRTA, April 15 – 17, 2020, Mather, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Elite Command Training, June 2020, Camp Pendleton, CA

S-390 Fire Behavior Calculations – Emergency Management Consultants, April 13 – 17, 2020, Sacramento, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations – CFRTA, April 13 – 17, 2020, Mather, CA 

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – Northern California Rescue Training, April 13 – 17, 2020, Folsom, CA

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations – Shield Training Center, May 16 – 18, 2020, Redding, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Riverside County FD, May 6 – 8, 2020, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Riverside County FD, Oct. 14 – 16, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems I:

Rescue Systems I – Industrial Emergency Council, April 20 – 24, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems I – Industrial Emergency Council, Jul. 13 – 17, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems I – NCRT, April 6 – 10, 2020, Concord, CA

 

Rescue Systems II:

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, Jun. 1 – 5, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, Aug. 24 – 28, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue System II – NCRT, May 11 – 15, 2020, Concord, CA

 

Rescue Systems III:

Rescue Systems III – Industrial Emergency Council, Oct. 6 – 8, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

RIC Operations – Riverside County FD, Nov. 11 – 13, 2020, Riverside, CA

RIC Firefighter Safety and Survival – Riverside County FD, Nov. 9 – 10, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Trench Rescue:

Trench Rescue Technician – NCRT, June 8 – 10, 2020, Concord, CA

Trench Rescue Technician – NCRT, June 11 – 13, 2020, Concord, CA

Trench Rescue – Riverside County FD, Dec. 11 – 13, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Nov. 2 – 6, 2020, Riverside, CA

Confined Space Awareness – Riverside County FD, October 4, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Water Rescue:

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, May 11 – 15, 2020, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Sept. 21 – 25, 2020, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Oct. 5 – 9, 2020, Blythe, CA

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Search and Rescue:

Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) – September 11 – 13, 2020, Napa Valley, CA

 

Driver Operator:

Driver / Operator Water Tender – Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, May 22, 23, 28, 29, 2020, Ukiah, CA

Driver / Operator Wildland – Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, April 22, 23, 28, 29, 2020, Ukiah, CA

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Driven to be an Engineer – Red Helmet Training, April 27 – 29, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Auto Extrication – Riverside County FD, Dec. 11 – 13, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Drone Operations:

 

Fire Investigation:

 

Fire Investigation 1B – California Conference of Arson Investigators, March 30 – April 2, 2020, Newport Beach, CA

Fire Investigation 1C – California Conference of Arson Investigators, April 6 – 10, 2020, Fresno, CA

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

Fire and Arson Investigation Training Seminar – California Conference of Arson Investigators, Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2020, San Luis Obispo, CA

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Marshal:

 

Fire Inspector:

Fire Inspector 1C – American Health Education, May 11 – 13, 2020, Dublin, CA

Fire Inspector 1D – American Health Education, May 14 – 15, 2020, Dublin, CA

Fire Inspector 2A – CFRTA, April 6 – 7, 2020, Mather, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

HAZMAT Incident Commander – IEC, April 6 – 7, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

HAZMAT Incident Commander – Riverside County FD, Mar. 31 – April 1, 2020, Riverside, CA

HAZMAT Incident Commander – Riverside County FD, April 27 – 28, 2020, Riverside, CA

HAZMAT Incident Commander – Riverside County FD, Sept. 15 – 16, 2020, Riverside, CA

HAZMAT Incident Commander – Riverside County FD, Oct. 13 – 14, 2020, Riverside, CA

HAZMAT Assistant Safety Officer – Riverside County FD, April 29 – 30, 2020, Riverside, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I:

Instructor I – Shield Training Center, April 20 – 24, 2020, Redding, CA

Instructor I – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, April 27 – May 1, 2020, Seaside, CA

Instructor I – American Health Education, May 4 – 8, 2020, Dublin, CA

 

Instructor II:

Instructor II – Shield Training Center, May 18 – 22, 2020, Redding, CA

 

Master Instructor Series:

Instructor 3 Instructional Program Management – Red Helmet Training, Mar. 30 – Arpil 3, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Group Dynamics and Problem Solving – Red Helmet Training, May 5 – 8, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Employing Visual Aids – Red Helmet Training, April 27 – May 1, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Techniques of Evaluation – Red Helmet Training, April 13 – 16, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

Code 9 Project: Family Day – Shield Training Center, March 28, 2020, Redding, CA

Peer Support Training – First Responder Support Network, April 27 – 29, 2020, San Francisco, CA

Peer Support Training – First Responder Support Network, May 13 – 15, 2020, Eureka, CA

Peer Support Training – First Responder Support Network, Oct. 5 – 7, 2020, San Francisco, CA

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos: