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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 on-going COVID-19 health pandemic, some of the classes listed below may be postponed or even cancelled.  For the status of the individual 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 3A – Paso Robles FD/ San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Sept. 28 – 30, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B:

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Paso Robles FD/ San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Oct. 1 – 2, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C:

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Paso Robles FD/ San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Oct. 6 – 8, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D:

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Paso Robles FD/ San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Oct. 12 – 16, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

Company Officer 2A – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Aug. 24 – 28, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2A – American Health Education, Nov. 11 – 13, 2020, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2B:

Company Officer 2B – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Aug 31 – Sept. 2, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2B – American Health Education, Aug. 3 – 8, 2020, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2C:

Company Officer 2C – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Sept. 13 – 17, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2D:

Company Officer 2D – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Aug. 10 – 14, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2D – American Health Education, Oct. 5 – 9, 2020, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2E:

Company Officer 2E – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Aug. 17 – 21, 2020, Paso Robles, CA

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

Safety Officer FEMA L-954 “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, August 18 – 21, 2020, Camp Pendleton, CA

AH-330 Strike Team / Task Force Leader “All Hazard” – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / SJFD, July 27 – 30, 2020, San Jose, CA

 

Incident Command:

 

Firefighter 1:

 

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:

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

EKG Interpretation – AMR / REACH, August 7, 2020, Microsoft Teams

12-Lead EKG Refresher – AMR / REACH, August 14, 2020, Microsoft Teams

 

Career Development:

 

Data Analysis:

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

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

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems I:

Rescue Systems 1 – Riverside County FD, Nov. 9 – 13, 2020, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems II:

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

Rescue Systems II – NCRT, August 3 – 7, 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 – 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, 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:

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

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

 

Drone Operations:

 

Fire Investigation:

 

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:

Inspector 1A – American Health Education, Aug. 25 – 27, 2020, Dublin, CA

Inspector 1B – American Health Education, Sept. 22 – 24, 2020, Dublin, CA

Inspector 1C – American Health Education, Oct. 19 – 21, 2020, Dublin, CA

Inspector 1D – American Health Education, Oct. 22 – 23, 2020, Dublin, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

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

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

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

Ethical Leadership for Instructors – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Sept. 24, 2020, San Jose, CA

Regional Instructor Orientation:

Regional Instructor Orientation – State Fire Training / San Jose FD, September 23, 2020, San Jose, CA

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

Certification Examination Evaluator Training – Sate Fire Training / San Jose FD, Sept. 23, 2020, San Jose, CA

 

Instructor I:

Instructor 1 – American Health Education, Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2020, Dublin, CA

Instructor II:

Instructor II – American Health Education, Nov. 30 – December 4, 2020, Dublin, CA

Master Instructor Series:

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

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

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos: