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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 3B:

 

Chief Fire Officer 3C:

 

Chief Fire Officer 3D:

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

 

Company Officer 2B:

 

Company Officer 2C:

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

 

Company Officer 2D:

 

 

Company Officer 2E:

 

 

Strike Team Leader Overhead Refresher Training:

Strike Team Leader / Overhead Refresher – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, July 1, 2020, 0900 hrs.  On-line format.

 

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

 

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, June 29, 2020, Burlingame, CA

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

 

Career Development:

 

Data Analysis:

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

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

 

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

 

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:

 

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:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I:

 

Instructor II:

 

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: