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Gloucester Fire Academy

Gloucester Fire Academy

Upcoming Courses

Throughout the year, the Gloucester County Fire Academy offers several courses of interest to emergency services personnel.​Complete a registration form​ to sign up for a class. Residents and members of Gloucester County volunteer associations may be eligible for a grant t​​​​hrough the Non-Residents Taxpayers Association of New Jersey. View the waiver form for eligibility requirements and to apply for courses that are $80 or less. ​
Download or view the waiver form

Upcoming Courses: ​​

Classes run from Saturday, August 14 to Sunday, December 12, 2021

Student must be 18 years of age prior to the first live fire exercise (October 25, 2021), be a member of a fire company, department or brigade; provide proof of enrollment in the organization's respiratory protection program and proof of physical fitness.  Students must be equipped with gear that meets all applicable standards & regulations.  Proof of physical fitness must be submitted at time of registration.

Thursday, September 30, Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, 2021

This comprehensive 19-hour course will consist of both lecture and hands-on training.  Participants will receive instruction and develop improved competency on all phases of auto extrication including: scene size-up, vehicle stabilization, removal of the vehicle from the entrapped patient, patient removal, etc.​

Saturday, November 6 and Tuesday, November 9, 2021
This course, mostly hands-on, continues where Auto Extrication I left off.  Using numerous skill stations and multi-crash scenarios, students will be able to demonstrate the key principles and practices of safe and effective vehicle extrication practices.