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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.

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3A:

 

Chief Fire Officer 3B:

Chief Fire Officer 3B – IEC, Mar. 16 – 18, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3C:

Chief Fire Officer 3C – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Mar. 2 – 4, 2020, San Jose, CA

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 2A – IEC, Mar. 2 – 6, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

 

Company Officer 2B:

Company Officer 2B – American Health Education, Mar. 9 – 11, 2020, Dublin, CA

Company Officer 2B – IEC, Mar. 23 – 25, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

 

Company Officer 2C:

Company Officer 2C – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, March 16 – 20, 2020, Seaside, CA

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

Company Officer 2C – Merced County FD / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Feb. 24 – 28, 2020, Atwater, CA

 

Company Officer 2D:

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

Company Officer 2D – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Feb. 24 – 27, 2020, San Jose, 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 – Merced County FD / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Mar. 9 – 13, 2020, Atwater, 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

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic Events, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Feb. 25 – 27, 2020, Redding, CA

Incident Safety Officer & Health and Safety Officer – Fire Department Safety Officers Association, Feb. 20 – 21, 2020, Mather / Sacramento, CA- F.I.E.R.O. – Feb. 19, 2020, Mather, CA

S-404 / L-954 Safety Officer All Risk – Red Helment Training, Feb. 24 – 27, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

S-404 Safety Officer – Riverside County FD, Mar. 17 – 20, 2020, Riverside, CA

S-230 Crew Boss – San Bernardino County Fire District, Mar. 23 – 25, 2020, San Bernardino, CA

 

 

Incident Command:

 

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:

Sacramento PPE Regional Workshop – F.I.E.R.O. – Feb. 19, 2020, Mather, CA

Truck Academy 12 – Riverside County FD, Feb. 24 – Mar. 13, 2020, Riverside, CA

Volunteer Firefighter – Live Fire Training – CSFA, February 22 or 23, 2020, Red Bluff, CA

Volunteer Firefighter – Live Fire Training – CSFA, March 7 or 8, 2020, Healdsburg, CA

 

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

Yolo EMS Symposium – Yolo County EMS / REACH, March 24, 2020, West Sacramento, 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:

Calm the Chaos-Mastering Fire Ground Command – Santa Cruz County Fire Training Officers / F.I.R.E. – March 9 – 10, 2020, Aptos, CA

 

Data Analysis:

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

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

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

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Mar. 2 – 6, 2020, San Jose, CA

S-290 & CA Extreme Fire Behavior – Emergency Management Consultants, Mar. 2 – 6, 2020, San Jose, CA

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

S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations – San Bernardino County Fire District, Mar. 10 – 13, 2020, San Bernardino, CA

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – RW Jones and Associates, Feb. 24 – 27, 2020, Milpitas, CA

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

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

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 1 – Riverside County FD, Feb. 24 – 28, 2020, Riverside, 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, Mar. 20 – 22, 2020, Riverside, CA

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

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – San Bernardino County Fire District, Mar. 9 – 13, 2020, San Bernardino, CA

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

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Mar. 9 – 13, 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:

Animal Technical Rescue – Butte County Training Officers Association, Feb. 25 – 27, 2020, Chico, CA

 

Search and Rescue:

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

 

Driver Operator:

Driver / Operator 1B – Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, March 23, 24, 29, 30, 2020, Ukiah, CA

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, Feb. 24 – 27, 2020, San Luis Obispo, CA

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 1A – American Health Education, Feb. 19 – 21, 2020, Dublin, CA

Fire Inspector 1B – American Health Education, Mar. 18 – 20, 2020, Dublin, CA

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

Fire Inspector 1D – American Health Education, May 14 – 15, 2020, Dublin, 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 1 – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, April 27 – May 1, 2020, Seaside, CA

Instructor 1 – American Health Education, Feb. 24 – 28, 2020, Dublin, CA

Instructor 1 – American Health Education, May 4 – 8, 2020, Dublin, CA

 

Instructor II:

Instructor II – American Health Education, March 23 – 27, 2020, Dublin, 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:

Mental Resiliency for First Responders – California Narcotic Officers’ Association, March 24 – 25, 2020, Spreckels, CA

Critical Incident Stress Management – Shield Training Center, Feb. 20 – 21, 2020, Redding, CA

Code 9 Project: Command Staff Workshop – Self-Help and Response Education – Shield Training Center, March 24 – 25, 2020, Redding, CA

Code 9 Project: First Responder Workshop – Shield Training Center, March 26 – 27, 2020, Redding, CA

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: