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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 Fire Officer 4A – Elite Command Training, Feb. 20 – 22, 2018, Cotati, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4A – Red Helmet Training Group, Oct. 23, 24, Nov. 6, 7, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Executive Fire Officer 4B – Elite Command Training, March 9, 2018, Cotati, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4B – Red Helmet Training Group, Oct. 27 & Dec. 20, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4C – Red Helmet Training Group, Oct. 25, 26, Nov. 8, 9, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Executive Fire Officer 4C – Elite Command Training, Mar. 13 – 15, 2018, Cotati, 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

Executive Fire Officer 4D – Elite Command Training, April 9 – 13, 2018, Cotati, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4D – Red Helmet Training Group, Dec. 4 – 8, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Executive Fire Officer 4E – Elite Command Training, May 1 – 2, 2018, Cotati, CA

Executive Chief Officer 4E – Red Helmet Training Group, Dec. 18 – 19, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer:

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

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

Chief Fire Officer 3B – South Bay Regional Public safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Oct. 9 – 10, 2017, San Jose, CA

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

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

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Cosumnes FD / Valley Health and Safety, Oct. 23 – 25, 2017, Elk Grove, 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, Dec. 4 – 6, 2017, Oakdale, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Cosumnes FD / Valley Health and Safety, Nov. 6 – 8, 2017, Elk Grove, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A – Heart Start CPR, January 8 – 12, 2018, San Ramon, CA

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

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

Company Officer 2C – Heart Start CPR, November 13 – 17, 2017, San Ramon, CA

Company Officer 2D – Heart Start CPR, December 4 – 8, 2017, San Ramon, CA

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

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

Company Officer 2D – City College of San Francisco, Nov. 9, 16, 17, 30, Dec, 1, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Company Officer 2D – Contra Costa County Fire Training & Safety Officers Association, Oct. 23 – 27, 2017, Concord, CA

Company Officer 2E – Contra Costa County Fire Training & Safety Officers Association, Nov. 17 – 21, 2017, Concord, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

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

S-339 AR Division / Group Supervisor – Elite Command Training, Jan. 9 – 11, 2018, Healdsburg, CA

S-231 Engine Boss – Elite Command Training, Oct. 25 – 26, 2017, Healdsburg, CA

S-230 Crew Boss / S-231 Engine Boss – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, Jan. 8 – 12, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

S-244 Field Observer / S-245 Display Processor – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, Feb. 5 – 9, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 400 Advanced ICS – Red Helmet Training Group, Nov. 20 – 21, 2017, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

ICS 400 Advanced ICS – Elite Command Training, Dec. 7 – 8, 2017, Healdsburg, CA

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

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

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

Fire Control 3A – Accredited EMS Fire Training, Inc. / Red Bluff FD, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2017, Red Bluff, CA

Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards – National Fire Academy, Jan. 21 – 26, 2018, Turlock, 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:

EMMS 270R EMT-1 Recertification – Monterey Peninsula College, Jan. 6-7 & 13-14, 2018, Seaside, CA

Wilderness First Responder – Backcountry Medical Guides, December 16 – 23, 2017, Big Sur, CA

Wilderness First Aid and CPR – Backcountry Medical Guides, Nov. 11 – 12, 2017, Big Sur, CA

Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club Research Symposium – Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club, Oct. 26, 2017, Walnut Creek, CA

 

Career Development:

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

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

S-219 Ignition Operations – Elite Command Training, Nov. 1-3, 2017, Glendale, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, Oct. 30 – 31, 2017, Glendale, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Elite Command Training, Oct. 23 – 24, 2017, Healdsburg, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations – Elite Command Training, Nov. 27 – 30, 2017, Granite Bay, CA

Calaveras Prescribed Fire Training Exchange – CAL-TREX, November 1 – 13, 2017, Calaveras County, CA

Butte County Prescribed Fire Training Exchange – CAL_TREX, Oct. 18 – 31, 2017, Chico, CA

S-211 Portable Pumps / S-212 Wildland Power Saws – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, Dec. 4 – 8, 2017, Santa Cruz, CA

S-270 Basic Air Operations – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, March 12 – 13, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, April 16 – 19, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

RX-341 Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 14 – 18, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

RX-301 Prescribed Fire Implementation – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 21 – 25, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

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

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – RW Jones and Associates, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2017, Milpitas, 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 1 – RW Jones and Associates, Dec. 4 – 8, 2017, Milpitas, CA

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

 

Trench Rescue:

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:

 

Special Rescue Operations:

Technical Large Animal Rescue Course – Riverside FD, Dec. 6 – 7, 2017, Riverside, CA

 

Driver Operator:

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

Heavy Lifting & Stablization of the Commercial Vehicle – Fire Nuggets, Dec. 5 – 6, 2017, Madera, CA

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

 

Fire Investigation:

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

Fire Investigation 1B – Fire Investigation Industries / Milpitas FD, Noverber 27 – 30, 2017, Milpitas, CA

 Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

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

 

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Inspector:

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 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:

Haz Mat Incident Commander – Fire Instruction, Oct. 26 – 27, 2017, Oakdale, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I

Instructor 1 – Monterey Peninsula College, January 8 – 12, 2017, Seaside, CA

 

Instructor II:

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

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

 

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

 Conferences / Expos:

Chief Officer Leadership Symposium – California Fire Chiefs Association, Nov. 13 – 17, 2017, Fresno, CA

22nd Annual Fresno Training Symposium – California Training Officers, Nov. 13 – 17, 2017, Fresno, CA

 

Drone Operations:

Drone Training for Emergency Service Providers – Fire Management Consultant International / Drone University USA, Oct. 29 – 30, 2017, Whitter, CA

 

Class Schedules / Training Organizations:

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services / California Specialized Training Institute, Monthly Training Calendar, October 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.

 

EMMS 270R EMT-1 Recertification – Monterey Peninsula College, Jan. 6-7 & 13-14, 2018, Seaside, CA

Instructor 1 – Monterey Peninsula College, January 8 – 12, 2017, Seaside, CA