2020 Firefighter Academy

SCFR Training Center
15 Backdraft Ln
Edinburg, VA 22824


2020 Firefighter Academy

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

Locations: SCFR Training Center 15 Backdraft Ln., Edinburg, Virginia 22824
Dates: Begins November 11, 2019 through May 29, 2020 Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and some Saturdays- See Attached Course Schedule
Instructors: Local VDFP Instructor Cadre
Times: Class begins promptly at 19:00 hrs on weekdays and 08:00 hrs 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 formto be brought the first evening of class.
Registration: If you are interested, please complete and submit a Training Registration Form and Registration Fee by October 26, 2019. Forms can be accessed online at www.scfr.net.


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