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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 through Monterey Peninsula College are listed at the bottom of this page or on the “PSTC” (Public Safety Training Center) tab of this site.

 

Executive Chief Fire Officer:

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

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

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

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

 

Chief Fire Officer:

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Elite Command Training, Mar. 1 – 2, 2018, Rohnert Park, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3B – Sure Fire Training, Inc., March 19 – 20, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – Sure Fire Training, Inc., April 16 – 18, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3C – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, April 24 – 26, 2018, San Jose, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Mar. 19 – 21, 2018, San Jose, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Elite Command Training, April 24 – 26, 2018, Rohnert Park, CA

Chief Fire Officer 3D – Sure Fire Training Inc., Nov. 12 – 14, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A – Sure Fire Training, March 5 – 8, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2B – Sure Fire Training, March 26 – 27, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 5 – 6, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Company Officer 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 26 – 29, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Company Officer 2C – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Feb 26 – Mar. 1, 2018, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2C – Sure Fire Training, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2C – Elite Command Training, Mar. 5 – 8, 2018, Cotati, CA

Company Officer 2D – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Mar. 12 – 15, 2018, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, April 16 – 19, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Company Officer 2D – Elite Command Training, April 17 – 20, 2018,Cotati, CA

Company Officer 2D – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Mar. 3 – 9, 2018, Paso Robles, CA

Company Officer 2D – Sure Fire Training, May 7 – 10, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA.

Company Officer 2E – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Mar. 26 – 29, 2018, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2E – Industrial Emergency Council, April 9 – 12, 2018, Millbrae, CA

Company Officer 2E – Elite Command Training, June 5 – 8, 2018,Cotati, CA

Company Officer 2E – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, April 9 – 13, 2018, Paso Robles, CA

 

Incident Command Position Assignments:

S-330 Strike Team Leader “All Hazard” – Santa Cruz County Training Officers, March 20 – 23, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

S-330 Strike Team Leader All Risk – Sure Fire Training, Inc., March 13 – 16, 2018, Ventura, CA

S-400 & FEMA L-950 Incident Commander “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Nov. 5 – 9, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-404 & FEMA L-954 Safety Officer “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Oct. 23 – 26, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-430AR & FEMA L-958 Operations Section Chief “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, Sept. 25 – 28, 2018, Glendale, CA

S-430 AR & FEMA L-958 AH Operations Section Chief – Elite Command Training, Feb. 26 – Mar. 1, 2018, Sonoma, CA

S-339 AR & FEMA L-960 Division Group Supervisor “All Hazard” – Elite Command Training, March 21-23, 2018, Glendale, CA

L-952 Public Information Officer – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Feb. 26 – Mar. 2, 2018, Mather, CA

L-960 Division / Group Supervisor – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2018, Mather, CA

L-975 Finance Administration Unit Leader – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 13 – 15, 2018, Mather, CA

L-973 Finance / Administration Section Chief – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 27 -29, 2018, Mather, CA

L-962 Planning Section Chief – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, April 2 – 5, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 200 – Elite Command Training, Sept. 20 – 21, 2018, Glendale, CA

ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 6 – 7, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

Hydrants to Nozzles – Fire Nuggets, March 10 – 11, 2018, Visalia, CA

 

SLICE-RS / Modern Fire Attack:

 

Emergency Medical Services:

Yolo County EMS Symposium – Yolo County EMS / Reach Air Medical Services, April 13, 2018, Woodland, CA

EMT-1 Recertification – Monterey Peninsula College, April 7-8 and 21-22, 2018, Seaside, CA

Paramedic Training Program – National College of Technical Instruction / Monterey Peninsula College, April 2 – 17, 2018 (Monday & Tuesdays) and April 30, 2018 – November 20, 2019, (Mondays & Tuesdays), Seaside, CA

The Special Faces of Critical Care – Reach / Calstar / NorthBay Healthcare, May 11, 2018, Fairfield, CA

Preventing Pediatric Pitfalls – Reach / Calstar / Dignity Health, May 10, 2018, Folsom, CA

Pediatric: DKA, Sepsis and Resuscitation – REACH / CALSTAR / Dignity Health, April 27, 2018, Folsom, CA

 

Career Development:

Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center – Firefighter Inspiration Readiness & Education, March 12 – 15, 2018, Seattle, CA

Company Officer Academy – Santa Clara County Training Officers / South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium, various dates in 2018, Santa Clara County, CA

Promotional Workshop Two-Day Course – Battalion Chief Joe Novelli, February 26 – 27, 2018, Foster City, CA

Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy – Red Helmet Training / Fire Department Safety Officers Association, Mar. 22 – 23, 2018, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

S-219 Firing Operations Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, May 7 – 9, 2018, Woodland, CA

S-219 Firing Operations Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, June 4 – 6, 2018, Woodland, CA

S-219 Firing Operations Sacramento Metro FPD / West Valley Fire Training Consortium, June 25 – 27, 2018, Sacramento, CA

S-219 Firing Operations – Precision Training Group, Nov. 28 – 30, 2018, San Gabriel, 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

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 5 – 8, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior – Elite Command Training, May 8 – 11, 2018,Cotati, CA

S-390 Wildland Fire Calculations – Elite Command Training, Dec. 4 – 7, 2018, Glendale, CA

Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation (RX 341) – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 7 – 11, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Prescribed Fire Implementation (RX 301) – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, May 14 – 18, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Map & Compass and GPS for the Wildland Firefighter – Prometheus Fire Consulting Services, March 19 – 21, 2018, Santa Cruz, CA

Map and Compass – Sure Fire Training, April 28 – 29, 2018, Camarillo, CA.

L-280 Followership to Leadership – Sure Fire Training, March 10 – 11, 2018, Camarillo, CA.

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

Rope Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, March 21 – 25, 2018, Chico, CA

Rope Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 25 – 29, 2018, Chico, CA

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Riverside County FD, Oct. 18 – 20, 2018, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2018, Riverside, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, April 11 – 13, 2018, Mather, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, March 1 – 3, 2018, Chico, CA

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 10 – 12, 2018, Chico, CA

 

Rescue Systems:

Rescue Systems 1 – Monterey Peninsula College, April 9 – 13, 2018, Seaside, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Riverside County Fire Department, Feb. 26 – Mar. 2, 2018, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Riverside County FD, Nov. 5 – 9, 2018, Riverside, CA

Rescue Systems 1 – Industrial Emergency Council, April 9 – 13, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, May 12 – 16, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems II – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 11, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems III – Industrial Emergency Council, June 4 – 6, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

RIC Operations – Riverside County FD, Oct. 24 – 26, 2018, Riverside, CA

RIC Firefighter Safety and Survival – Riverside County FD, Oct. 22 – 23, 2018, Riverside, CA

Firefighter Survival – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 26 – 28, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Trench Rescue:

Trench Rescue Technician – Riverside County Fire Department, Mar. 16 – 18, 2018, Riverside, CA

Trench Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Dec. 3 – 5, 2018, Riverside, CA

 

Confined Space Rescue:

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Five Cities Fire Authority, March 5 – 9, 2018, Grover Beach, CA

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Riverside County Fire Department, Mar. 5 – 9, 2018, Riverside, CA

Confined Space Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Nov. 12 – 16, 2018, Riverside, CA

 

Water Rescue:

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, March 7 – 11, 2018, Chico, CA

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 18 – 20, 2018, Chico, CA

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 30 – June 1, 2018, Chico, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, May 7 – 11, 2018, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Sept. 10 – 14, 2018, Blythe, CA

Water Rescue Technician – Riverside County FD, Oct. 1 – 5, 2018, Blythe, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, March 7 – 9, 2018, Chico, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, April 18 – 20, 2018, Chico, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, May 30 – June 1, 2018, Chico, CA

CSFM & NFPA Swiftwater & Flood Rescue 1 Operational – Code 3 Rescue Training, July 11 – 13, 2018, Chico, CA

 

Special Rescue Operations:

USAR Technical Search Specialist – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 21 – 23, 2018, Castaic, CA

 

Driver Operator:

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1A – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 12 – 16, 2018, McClellan Park, CA

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1B – Mid Valley Regional Fire Training Center, April 2 – 6, 2018, Del Rey, CA

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1B – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority,  Mar. 19 – 23, 2018, McClellan Park, CA

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 1B – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, April 2-6, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Traffic Incident Safety / Apparatus / Vehicle Operation:

Auto Extrication – Riverside County Fire Department, Feb. 23 – 26, 2018, Riverside, CA

Auto Extrication – Riverside County FD, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2018, Riverside, CA

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

 

Fire Investigation:

Fire Investigation 2B – Fire Investigation Industries / Milpitas FD, April 2 – 5, 2018, Milpitas, CA

 

Fire / Arson Investigation Training:

Butane Honey Oil and Proposition 64 – South Bay Fire / Arson Task Force – CCAI Roundtable 13, Feb. 27, 2018, Manhattan Beach, CA

Fire and Arson Investigation Training Seminar – California Conference of Arson Investigators, March 5 – 8, 2018, San Luis Obispo, CA

 

Fire Prevention:

 

Fire Prevention Training:

 

Fire Inspector:

Inspector 1A – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Feb. 26 – 28, 2018, Mather, CA 

Inspector 1B – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 26 – 28, 2018, Mather, CA

Inspector 1B – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 5 – 7, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 1C – Industrial Emergency Council, April 23 – 25, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 1C – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, April 9 – 11, 2018, Mather, CA

Inspector 1D – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, April 12 – 13, 2018, Mather, CA

Inspector 1D – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 8, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2A – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 7 – 8, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2B – Industrial Emergency Council, Mar. 19 – 21, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2C – Industrial Emergency Council, April 2 – 3, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2D – Industrial Emergency Council, April 23 – 26, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Inspector 2D – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 12 – 15, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

HazMat Incident Commander – Sure Fire Training, March 12 – 13, 2018, Camarillo, CA.

Hazardous Material Specialist “F” Week – Roseville FD, April 9 – 13, 2018, Roseville, CA

Hazardous Material Specialist “G” Week – Roseville FD, April 16 – 20, 2018, Roseville, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

 

Regional Instructor Orientation:

 

State Fire Training Updates / Certifications:

 

Instructor I

Instructor 1 – Industrial Emergency Council, May 7 – 10, 2018, Menlo Park, CA

Instructor 1 – Elite Command Training, May 21 – 24, 2018,Cotati, CA

Instructor 1 – Paso Robles FD / San Luis Obispo County Training Officers, Mar. 19 – 23, 2018, Paso Robles, CA

 

Instructor II:

Instructor II- Sure Fire Training, Feb. 26 – Mar. 2, 2018, Camarillo, CA.

Instructor II – Elite Command Training, June 4 – 7, 2018, Glendale, CA

Instructor II – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Mar. 5 – 9, 2018, Mather, CA

 

Terrorism / WMD:

 

PIO / Media / Social Media:

 

Critical Incident Stress:

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Individual & Group Crisis Intervention Training – International Critical Incident Stress Foundation / Monterey County CISM Team, March 28 – 30, 2018, Marina, CA

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos:

2018 Wildland Urban Interface – International Association of Fire Chiefs, Feb. 27 – Mar. 1, 2018, Reno, NV.

 

Drone Operations:

 

Class Schedules / Training Organizations:

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services – Monthly Training Up-Date / Summary, February 2018

CAL FIRE San Mateo / Santa Cruz County – Training Battalion

Riverside County Fire Department – Scheduled Training Classes

American Health Education, Inc. – Course Listings, Dublin, CA

Mid Valley Regional Fire Training Center (Fresno County FD)

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

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 MPC Public Safety Training Center, contact Jill Cavanaugh at 831-646-4240, or jcavanaugh@mpc.edu. Additional information 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 “PSTC” tab of this website.

 

Rescue Systems 1 – Monterey Peninsula College, April 9 – 13, 2018, Seaside, CA

EMT-1 Recertification – Monterey Peninsula College, April 7-8 and 21-22, 2018, Seaside, CA