Fire Academy

Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue
600 N. Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664

2020-2021 Fire Academy

Shenandoah County Dept. of Fire and Rescue, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, will be sponsoring the 14th 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 Operations, Hazardous Materials Operations Level, and LP Gas Emergencies.

Click HERE for course announcement, schedule and training registration form.

Locations: SCFR Training Center 15 Backdraft Ln. Edinburg, Virginia 22824
SCFR Headquarters 600 N. Main Street, Suite 109, Woodstock, Virginia 22664

Dates: Begins November 14, 2020 through May 22, 2021 Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and some Saturdays- See Attached Course Schedule

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

Instructors: LocalVDFP Instructor Cadre

Class begins promptly at 19:00hrs on weekdays and

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 October 26, 2020. Forms can be accessed online at
Also, MUST register on CSOD!
Special Note: Students may not miss more than 10% of course material.