Certification Fire Academy Course

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

Firefighter I and II Academy

Shenandoah County Dept. of Fire and Rescue, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, will be sponsoring the 15th 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- 2019. In addition to Firefighter Level I and 11, successful candidates will also be able to gain certification in Mayday Firefighter Operations, Hazardous Materials Operations Level, and LP Gas Emergencies.

Location: SCFR Headquarters and SCFR Training Center

600 N. Main Street, Woodstock/15 Backdraft Ln, Edinburg

Dates:       Begins November 12, 2022 through June 24, 2023

Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays and some Saturdays - see attached Schedule

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

Instructors: Local SCFR/VDFP Instructor Cadre

Times:      Class begins promptly at 1900 hours on weekdays and 0800 on weekends.

Cost:         $400.00 per student.  Cash, money order or checks made payable to Shenandoah Co Dept of Fire & 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: Please complete and submit a Training Registration Form and Registration Fee by November 1, 2022. Forms can be accessed online at www.scfr.net and are attached.

Must also register on CSOD!  Click here for Instructions.  Please include T-shirt size on the training registration form.


Full Course Announcement and required forms found here!