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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 3A – IEC, February 17 – 19, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

 

Chief Fire Officer 3B:

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

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 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

 

Company Officer:

Company Officer 2A:

Company Officer 2A – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, Jan. 20 – 24, 2020, Seaside, CA

Company Officer 2A – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, May 18 – 21, 2020, San Jose, CA

Company Officer 2A – American Health Education, Feb. 2 – 7, 2020, Dublin, CA

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

Company Officer 2A – Merced County FD / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Jan. 27 – 31, 2020, Atwater, CA

 

Company Officer 2B:

Company Officer 2B – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, Feb. 12 – 14, 2020, Seaside, CA

Company Officer 2B – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Feb. 10 – 12, 2020, San Jose, CA

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 2B – Merced County FD / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Feb. 10 – 12, 2020, Atwater, 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:

S-230 and S-231 Crew Boss and Engine Boss – IEC, Jan. 27 – 31, 2020, Millbrae, CA

S-271 Helicopter Crew Member – Precision Training Group, Dec. 2019, La Verne, CA

NIMS L958 Operations Section Chief – California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, Jan. 21 – 24, 2020, Mather, CA

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

S-404 Incident Safety Officer – Fire Nuggets / Twain Harte FD, Feb. 4 – 6, 2020, Twain Harte, CA

 

Incident Command:

ICS 300 Intermediate ICS – South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium / San Jose FD, Feb. 5 – 7, 2020, San Jose, CA

 

Firefighter 1:

 

Fire Ground Operations / Suppression:

Building Construction for the Fire Service – Santa Cruz County Training Officers, Jan. 31, 2020, Santa Cruz, CA

Bread & Butter Fireground Operations – Fire Nuggets / Twain Harte FD, Feb. 8 – 9, 2020, Twain Harte, 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

12-Lead EKG Interpretation – AMR / REACH, February 13, 2020, Stockton, CA

12-Lead EKG Interpretation – AMR / Reach, February 13, 2020, Rocklin, CA

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

 

Career Development:

Mastering the Fire Service Assessment Center – Firefighter Inspiration Readiness & Education, Jan. 27 – 30, 2020, Marina, CA

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

Company Officer Development – Fire Nuggets / Twain Harte FD, Feb. 10 – 11, 2020, Twain Harte, CA

 

Wildland Firefighting Training:

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, Feb. 3 – 7, 2020, Sacramento, 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

 

Rope Rescue Technician:

 

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational:

 

Rescue Systems:

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 II – Industrial Emergency Council, Jan. 20 – 24, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

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 – Industrial Emergency Council, Oct. 6 – 8, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

Rescue Systems III – Industrial Emergency Council, Feb. 10 – 12, 2020, Menlo Park, CA

 

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC):

 

Trench Rescue:

 

Confined Space Rescue:

 

Water Rescue:

 

Special Rescue Operations:

 

Driver Operator:

Driver / Operator 1A – Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, Jan. 23, 24, 29, 30, 2020, Ukiah, CA

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:

 

Drone Operations:

 

Fire Investigation:

 

Fire Investigation 1B – California Conference of Arson Investigators, Feb. 3 – 7, 2020, Fresno, CA

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

Fire Inspector 2B – IEC, Jan. 15 – 17, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

Fire Inspector 2C – IEC, Jan. 27 – 28, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

Fire Inspector 2D – IEC, Feb. 10 – 13, 2020, San Francisco Peninsula, CA

 

Plans Examiner:

 

Hazardous Materials:

Hazmat Incident Commander – Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association, Feb. 10 – 11, 2020, Seaside, CA

HAZMAT Incident Commander – IEC, April 6 – 7, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

Hazardous Materials Specialist “F” Week – RW Jones and Associates, Jan. 20 – 23, 2020, Milpitas, CA

Hazardous Materials Specialist “G” Week – RW Jones and Associates, Jan. 27 – 30, 2020, Milpitas, CA

 

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom:

Ethical Leadership for Instructors – Red Helmet Training, January 23, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

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 1 – IEC, Feb. 3 – 7, 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA

Instructor 1 – Red Helmet Training, January 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 2020, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Instructor 1 – Merced Co. FD / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Jan. 20 – 24, 2020, Atwater, CA

 

Instructor II:

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

Instructor II – Merced Co. Fire / CAL FIRE / Fire Nuggets, Feb. 3 – 7, 2020, Atwater, 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:

 

Personnel:

 

Communications:

 

Honor Guard:

 

 Conferences / Expos: