Fire Academy Training Schedule

Fall 2016

Night Classes: 6:45 pm - 10:45 pm Day/Weekend Classes: 8:15 am - 4:45 pm

Please print and mail or fax: Fire Academy Registration Form

Students starting the PA Entry Level Fire Fighter Curriculum must also submit a completed Medical Release Form

Registrations should reach the Montgomery County Fire Academy 10 business days prior to class start date. Any class without a minimum of 15 registered students may be canceled at the discretion of the course coordinator. Students will be notified of cancellations by the e-mail address they provide on the registration form.

Classes and fees subject to change. 

The fees listed are for Pennsylvania residents. Students who are not Pennsylvania residents should call (610) 278-3500 and ask for the registrar for class fees.

Unless otherwise noted
Monday-Thursday classes begin at 6:45 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday classes begin at 8:15 a.m.

A printer friendly copy of the training schedule can be found by clicking here.

Fall 2016 Courses

Montco Price Other Price Course # Course Dates *Bold dates are weekend days
September      
$880
$1,095
40014
PA Entry Level Training Daytime
September 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29; October 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27;  November 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 29; December 1, 6  *All classes start 8 AM
$165 $210  4003  Exterior Fire Fighter September 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29; October 2, 6, 11, 13, 16 
$310 $470  1653  HazMat Technician  September 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28; October 2, 5, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30;     November 2 
$10 $15  1325  Confined Space Awareness *Daytime  September 8 *begins 8 AM
$10
$15 1325  Confined Space Awareness *Evening
 September 8 *begins 6:45 PM
$130 $165  1266 Truck Company Operations   September 10, 11
$65  $80 1069  Emergency Vehicle Driver Training  September 10, 11 
$105  $175  1728  Fire Instructor  September 10, 24; October
$80  $150  1638 HazMat Operations September 10, 17, 24; October 1 
$10 $15 1168
Wood Frame Construction
September 12
$10 $15  1006  Arson Awareness for First Responders September 12
$25 $30  1606  HazMat Awareness Skills Preparation *Daytime  September 13 *begins 9 AM
      Make-Up Testing  September 13 
$10  $15 1334 Water Rescue Awareness September 13
$195  $270  4001  Introduction Fire Service  September 17, 18, 24
$65  $80 1313 Confined Space Rescue
September 17, 18 
$90  $110  1242  Pump Operations I  September 20, 22, 24 
$10  $15  1318 Trench Rescue Awareness *Daytime  September 22 *begins 8 AM 
$65
$90
1570
Basic Fire Police
September 24, 25
$160  $200  1354  NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness  September 24, 25; October 1 
$35  $40  1007  Arson Detection Fire Responder  September 24, 25 
$125  $155  1690  HazMat Operations Skills Enhancement  September 24; October
$25  $30  1606  HazMat Awareness Skills Preperation  September 24 *begins 9 AM 
$10  $15  7021  Fire Dynamics Fundamentals  September 26
$10  $15  1318  Trench Rescue Awareness  September 27 
$60  $80  1155  Foam Fire Fighting  September 27, 29 
$25 $30  1142  Mayday  September 29 
October      
$135  $155 1122  FF II Skills Enhancement  October 2, 16, 23; November 10, 20
$10 $15 1341 Structural Collapse Operations Level 1 *Daytime October 6 *begins 8 AM
$80  $150 1638 HazMat Operations *Daytime October 6, 11, 13  *begins 8 AM
$110  $140 4002 Fire Ground Support  October 6, 11, 13, 18, 22, 25, 27, 29 
$70 $90 1360 Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue  October 6, 11, 13, 18 
$10  $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher
October 11, 13 
$90  $110 1241 Pump Operations II October 11, 13, 15 
      Make-Up Testing  October 13 
$100  $120 1025 High Rise Firefighting  October 15, 16 
$105  $160 1731 Fire Officer I  October 15, 22, 29; November 12, 19 
$270  $325 1121 FF I Skills Enhancement  October 15, 22, 29; November 6, 15, 19 
$10  $15 1678 Carbon Monoxide Response  October 17 
$85  $105 1632 Flammable Gas Fires  October 18, 20 
$410  $475 4004 Interior Fire Fighter  October 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29;
November 1, 6, 15, 19 
$10  $15 5001 The Residential Structure Fire *Daytime  October 19 *begins 8:30 AM 
$10 $15 1168 Wood Frame Construction *Daytime October 19 *begins 1 PM
$10  $15 1685 Response to Chemical Suicide  October 20 
$10  $15 1334 Water Rescue Awareness *Daytime  October 20 *begin 8 AM 
$60  $75 1567 Incident Safety Officer October 22, 23 
$245  $305 1111 Structural Burn Session  October 22, 23 
$10  $15 7022 Fire Dynamics Strategy & Tactics  October 24 
$10  $15 1341  Structural Collapse Operations Level I  October 25 
$35  $40 1561 Public Relations Fire Service  October 25, 27, 29 
$10  $15 5003 Basement & Garage Fires *Daytime  October 26 *begins 8:30 AM 
$10  $15 5002 Open the Roof *Daytime  October 26 *begins 1 PM 
$170  $210 1355 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations  October 27, 29, 30; November 3 
$10  $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher  October 27 8:15 AM 
$65  $80 1098 Junior Fire Fighter  October 30; November 6 
November
$55 $65 1361 Ropes & Rigging Refresher
November 3, 10
$10 $15 1398 VFIS Highway Safety Program
November 10



Make-Up Testing November 17
$25  $30 1121w Open Challenge Written  November 17 
$150 $175 1121s Open Challenge Skills
November 19
$40 $50 1571 Advanced Fire Police
November 19, 20
December
$10 $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher
December 5, 7