2017 Firefighter I & II Academy

Shenandoah Co Dept of Fire & Rescue
600 N. Main Street, Ste 109
Woodstock, VA 22664

Shenandoah County Dept. of Fire and Rescue, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, will be sponsoring the 9th Annual certification academy course in Firefighter Level I & II. This 260 hour program is designed to teach entry level firefighters various topics to include: safety, ventilation, forcible entry, search and rescue fire streams and suppression, personal protective equipment, fire extinguishment, and hazardous materials mitigation. The content of this program is based on the most current edition of the NFPA 1001 standard. In addition to Firefighter Level I and II, successful candidates will also be able to gain certification in Mayday Firefighter Down, Hazardous Materials Operations Level. Student currently certified in Firefighter Level I need only attend the denoted portions of the schedule to be eligible for Firefighter Level II certification.

Locations:

SCFR Headquarters 600 N. Main St. Suite 109 Woodstock, VA 22664

SCFR Training Center 15 Backdraft Ln Edinburg, Virginia 22824

Dates: Begins February 15, 2017 through July 14, 2017

Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and some Saturdays

Instructors: Local VDFP Instructor Cadre

Times: Class begins promptly at 19:00 hrs on weekdays and 08:00 hrs on weekends.

Cost: $200.00 per student. Cash, money order, or checks made payable to:

Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue will be accepted.

Prerequisites: Students must be 16 years of age before the start of the course, and must have written parental support as well as departmental endorsement to participate.  All students must complete the attached Medical Statement of Personnel form to be brought the first evening of class.

Registration: If you are interested, please complete and submit a Training Registration Form and Registration Fee by February 10, 2017. Forms can be accessed online at www.scfr.net.

TRAINING Announcement For Firefighter I and II 2017