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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 – Elite Command Training, Feb. 15 – 17, 2021, Huntington Beach, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3A – Paso Robles FD / SLO County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Traing Consortium, May 10 – 12, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3A – Elite Command Training, Mar. 3 – 5, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3B:

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Elite Command Training, Mar. 29 – 30, 2021, Huntington Beach, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Paso Robles FD / SLO County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Traing Consortium, May 13 – 14, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Elite Command Training, Mar. 31 – Apr. 1, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3C:

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Elite Command Training, April 26 – 28, 2021, Huntington Beach, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Paso Robles FD / SLO County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Traing Consortium, May 17 – 19, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Elite Command Training, May 17 – 19, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3D:

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Elite Command Training, June 7 – 11, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Elite Command Training, May 3 – 7, 2021, Huntington Beach, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Paso Robles FD / SLO County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Traing Consortium, June 7 – 11, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

Company Officer 2A – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, March 15 – 19, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2A – Industrial Emergency Council, April 5 – 9, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2A – Elite Command Training, Apr. 19 – 20, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2A – Elite Command Training, Jan. 25 – 28, 2021, Escondido, CA

 

Company Officer 2B:

Company Officer 2B – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, March 22 – 24, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, Jan. 25 – 27, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2B – Elite Command Training, Apr. 26 – 28, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2B – Elite Command Training, Feb. 22 – 24, 2021, Escondido, CA

 

Company Officer 2C:

Company Officer 2C – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, April 5 – 9, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, Feb. 22 – 26, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, Dec. 13 – 17, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2C – Elite Command Training, June 1 – 4, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2C – Elite Command Training, Mar. 1 – 4, 2021, Escondido, CA

 

Company Officer 2D:

Company Officer 2D – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, April 12 – 16, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, Apr. 19 – 23, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2D – Elite Command Training, May 3 – 6, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2D – Elite Command Training, Apr. 19 – 22, 2021, Escondido, CA

 

Company Officer 2E:

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, Feb. 1 – 4, 2021, Anaheim, CA

Company Officer 2E- Elite Command Training, Jan. 25 – 28, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2E – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County TO’s / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, April 19 – 23, 2021, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2E – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 29 – Apr. 2, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, Apr. 12 – 15, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, May 17 – 19, 2021, Escondido, CA

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

 

AH 330 Strike Team Leader – Elite Command Training, Jun. 14 – 17, 2021, Escondido, CA

AH 330 ST / FT Leader – Elite Command Training, Apr. 5 – 8, 2021, Sonoma, CA

FEMA L-960 Division / Group Supervisor – Elite Command Training, Jan. 25 – 27, 2021, Concord, CA

FEMA L-950 Incident Commander – Elite Command Training, Feb. 8 – 11, 2021, Concord, 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:

 

High Risk OB Stabilization – AMR / REACH, Jan. 22, 2021, On-Line

Winter Emergencies – AMR / REACH, Feb. 2, 2021, On-Line

 

Career Development:

 

Data Analysis:

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

 

S-215 Wildland Urban Interface – Elite Command Training, May 24 – 26, 2021, Sonoma, CA

S-230 / S-231 – Elite Command Training, Mar. 15 – 19, 2021, Sonoma, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, Mar. 1 – 2, 2021, Sonoma, CA

S – 290 Fire Behavior – Elite Command Training, May 10 – 13, 2021, Sonoma, CA

S-300 Extended Attack IC – Elite Command Training, Feb. 3 – 5, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems I:

Rescue System 1 – College of the Siskiyous, March 4 – 8, 2021, Weed, CA

 

Rescue Systems II:

 

Rescue Systems III:

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

Rapid Intervention Crew – College of the Siskiyous, Jan. 28 – 30, 2021, Weed, CA

Rapid Intervention Crew – College of the Siskiyous, May 4 – 6, 2021, Weed, CA

 

Fire Fighter Survival:

 

Trench Rescue:

 

Trench Rescue Technician – College of the Siskiyous, April 29, 31, 2021, Weed, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

 

Confined Space Rescue Technician – College of the Siskiyous, April 19 – 23, 2021, Weed, CA

 

Water Rescue:

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Search and Rescue:

 

Driver Operator:

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Vehicle Extrication – College of the Siskiyous, Feb. 9 – 11, 2021, Weed, CA

 

Firefighter Bill of Rights:

 

Drone Operations:

 

Fire Investigation:

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

Wildland Fire Investigation – Tri-County Fire Investigators, Jan. 25, 2021, On-Line

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Marshal:

 

Fire Inspector:

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

Hazardous Materials IC – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 15 – 16, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Hazardous Materials IC – Elite Command Training, Mar. 8 – 9, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Ethical Leadership for Instructors:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I:

Fire Instructor 1- Elite Command Training, Feb. 8 – 11, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Fire Instructor 1 – Industrial Emergency Council, Feb. 8 – 12, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Fire Instructor 1 – Industrial Emergency Council, Sept. 20 – 24, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

Fire Instructor 1 – Elite Command Training, Mar. 22 – 26, 2021, Sonoma, CA

 

Instructor II:

Fire Instructor II – Elite Command Training, Feb. 22 – 25, 2021, Sonoma, CA

Fire Instructor II – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 8 – 12, 2021, Half Moon Bay, CA

 

Master Instructor Series:

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos: