2019 Firefighter Academy

SCFR Training Center
15 Backdraft Ln
Edinburg, VA 22824

Shenandoah County Dept. of Fire and Rescue, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, will be sponsoring the 13th 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, and LP Gas Emergencies. 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 Training Center

15 Backdraft Ln.

Edinburg, Virginia 22824


Dates:              Begins December 3, 2018 through June 7, 2019      

Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and some Saturdays- Course Schedule


Instructors:     Local VDFP Instructor Cadre


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

Cost:                  $400.00 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 November 26th, 2018. Forms can be accessed online at www.scfr.net.


Special Note:    Students may not miss more than 10% of course material.