Throughout the year, the Gloucester County Fire Academy offers several courses of interest to emergency services personnel.
to sign up for a class. Residents and members of Gloucester County volunteer associations may be eligible for a grant through the Non-Residents Taxpayers Association of New Jersey. View the waiver form for eligibility requirements and to apply for courses that are $60 or less.
AUTO EXTRICATION I
September 30-Sunday, October 6, 2019
This comprehensive 22-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.
AUTO EXTRICATION II
October 19 & Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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.
DRILL GROUND INSTRUCTOR: BASIC AND REFRESHER
Saturday, September 7, 2019
This program is designed to ensure that instructors know and understand the safety issues inherent in all areas of Fire Fighting Training.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 2
October 4, -Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Successful completion of this course is required by the NJ Division of Fire Safety for Fire Service Instructors who desire certification as a level-2 Fire Service Instructor.
September 20 - Saturday, December 14, 2019
The Gloucester County Fire Academy is proud to announce the IFSAC and PRO Board Accredited Firefighter 2 training program. This course has been completely overhauled so as to ensure compliance with NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2019 Edition.
HEAVY VEHICLE RESCUE – LEVEL 1
Friday, Nov. 8, Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019
The Heavy Vehicle Rescue program is a specialized program focusing on accidents involving large trucks and autos. The program eliminates time consumption of rescuers learning on the job.
This training session shall focus on the utilization of the Command Board, the ICS Form(s) 201 Initial Incident Briefing, 211 Check-in/Accountability, 214 Activity Log, and other documents utilized for the accountability process as recognized by the 2017 NIMS refresh. Participants will manage a simulated incident utilizing these tools, situational awareness, and simulated CAN reports and PAR.