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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.

Upcoming Courses:

SUMMER FIRE OFFICERS SERIES - Back to the Basics

 All classes will be held from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Dates:​

July 21, 2022 - Fire Alarms and Sprinkler Systems
July 27, 2022 - ProPhoenix Fire WDA
Aug 3, 2022 -  ProPhoenix Fire Records Management System (RMS)
August 16, 2022 -  Initial Department Actions for a TRT or SAR Assignment​​

This program is designed to take the everyday situations we are faced with and break them down to build confidence in the youngest of officers or rebuild the foundation of the seasoned officer.

INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM I-300
Dates & Times: 

​Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 0800-1600 hrs
Thursday, August 11, 2022, 0800-1600 hrs
Thursday, August 12, 2022, 0800-1200 hrs

​​The I-300 course continues the IMS Training and consists of ICS Fundamental review, Unified Command, Incident/Event Assessment, Incident Objectives, Planning Process, Incident Resource Management, Demobilization, Transfer of Command and Closeout.

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1

Dates & Times: 

Friday, August 5, 2022, 7-10 pm
Saturday, Aug 6, 8 AM - 4 PM
Monday, Aug 8, 7-10 PM
Wednesday, Aug 10, 7-10 PM
Saturday, Aug 13, 8 AM – 4 PM
Monday, Aug 15, 7-10 PM
Wednesday, Aug 17, 7-10 PM
Monday, Aug 22, 7-10 PM
Wednesday, Aug 24, 7-10 PM
Saturday, Aug 27, 8 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday, Aug 30, 7-10 PM

This course is required by the NJ Division of Fire Safety for Firefighters who wish to be certified as Level 1 fire service instructors.  This course will provide the student with an understanding of instructional planning, techniques and delivery as related to the fire service.  This program is eligible for Pro Board and IFSAC certification.

INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM I-300
Dates & Times: 

​Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 0800-1600 hrs
Thursday, August 11, 2022, 0800-1600 hrs
Thursday, August 12, 2022, 0800-1200 hrs

​​The I-300 course continues the IMS Training and consists of ICS Fundamental review, Unified Command, Incident/Event Assessment, Incident Objectives, Planning Process, Incident Resource Management, Demobilization, Transfer of Command and Closeout.

CEVO III FIRE: COACHING THE EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATOR III

Date & Time: 

​Sunday, August 14, 2022, 0800-1400hrs

Are your apparatus operators truly qualified to drive the emergency equipment in your station?  Are you in a position to fully defend your agency's procedures, policies, and guidelines?  Can you defend your driver's training program?  Hardly a day goes by that, somewhere in the United States, a chief finds himself or herself, struggling to answer these questions while seated in a court of law.​​

FIREFIGHTER I PROGRAM
Dates:

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - Orientation (7:00 Pm) Classes run from Friday, August 19 to Sunday, December 18, 2022.

The Firefighter I program meets on some Saturdays and Sundays at 7:45 am and some Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:45 pm.  This program will meet on the following dates: August 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31, September 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 28, October 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 29, 30, 31, November 2, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 28, 30, December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18.

This course follows the national fire protection standard 1001 most recent edition and N.J.A.C. 5:73.  

PREREQUISITES: Student must be 18 years of age prior to the first live fire exercise (October 31, 2022), 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.

NFA INCIDENT SAFETY OFFICER
Dates & Times: 

Saturday, August 20, 0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.
Sunday, August 21, 0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.​

This course is intended to provide either the “dedicated" safety officer or any member who might be assigned the role of “Incident" safety officer with skills to function effectively as the Safety Officer at fire department incident operations.  The primary focus shall be on developing decision-making skills through the recognition of cues that affect personal safety.  This is a 16-hour National Fire Academy accredited course. 

AUTO EXTRICATION I
Dates & Times: 

Friday, September 9,  1900 hrs. to 2200 hrs.
Saturday September 10 & Sunday, September 11, 0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.​

This comprehensive 18-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
Dates & Times: 

Saturay, October 8,  0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.
Tuesday October 11, 1900 hrs. to 2200 hrs.

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.

HEAVY VEHICLE RESCUE – LEVEL 1

Dates & Times: 
Friday, November 11,   1900 hrs. to 2200 hrs.
Saturday, November 12, 0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.
Sunday, November 13, 0800 hrs. to 1600 hrs.​ 

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.  Precious minutes of the Golden Hour are saved thus reducing the mortality of those involved in accidents.  Rescuers may apply these techniques immediately upon returning to their agency.​

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