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 through 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
FIREFIGHTER I FALL 2021 (WEEKNIGHT, WEEKEND) PROGRAM
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.
AUTO EXTRICATION I
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.
AUTO EXTRICATION II
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.