Fire Academy Training Schedule

Fall 2019



Below you will find this semester's training schedule for the Montgomery County Fire Academy. A printer-friendly version of the schedule can be downloaded here.

Class Times

Unless otherwise noted, classes held on weekdays (Monday-Thursday) run from 6:45 PM until 10:45 PM and classes held on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) run from 8:15 AM until 4:45 PM.

Registration Fees

Fees are listed below for each course. In most cases, Montgomery County firefighters will receive a discount (second column) over the "out of county" price (first column). All fees listed below are for Pennsylvania residents. Students who are not Pennsylvania residents should call (610) 278-3500 and ask to speak with the Registrar concerning course fees. Fees are subject to change.

Registration Form

To download a copy of the Course Registration Form, click here. When complete, the form can be emailed, mailed, or faxed to the Fire Academy.

Email: cmyers@montcopa.org

Mail:

Montgomery County Fire Academy
ATTN: Registrar
1175 Conshohocken Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Fax: (610) 278-3499

Registrations must be received by the Fire Academy no less than 10 business days prior to the class start date. 

Medical Release

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

Course Changes

All courses are subject to change based on enrollment, instructor availability, and other factors. Any class without a minimum of 15 registered students may be canceled at the discretion of the course coordinator. Students enrolled in a course that must be rescheduled, modified, or canceled will be notified via the e-mail address provided on the registration form.

The schedule posted below will be updated throughout the semester if any changes need to be made. The printer-friendly course schedule will not be updated.

Course Descriptions

To view a full description (including topics covered, prerequisites, required supplies/equipment, and course length) of any course offered this semester, click on the name of the course in the list below. For descriptions of all courses, view the Course Catalog.

Questions

If you have any additional questions, please contact Registrar Cindy Myers at (610) 631-6500 or cmyers@montcopa.org.

Other Price MontCo Price Course # Course Dates 
September  

$210 $165 4003 Exterior Firefighter
September 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28; October 1, 3, 5
$15 $10 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder (Awareness Level)
September 5
$170  $105 1728 Fire Instructor
September 7, 14, 21
$200 $160 1354 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Awareness
September 7, 8, 15
**class full, register to join wait list**
$0 $0 5008 Scenario Based Decision Making for the Company Officer
September 8
$90 $70 1360 Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue
September 8, 15
$280 $250 1350 Rescue Technician - General Requirements
September 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22
$100 $80 1331 Water Rescue & Emergency Response
September 11, 16, 18, 22
$270 $195 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service
September 14, 21, 28
$165 $130 1266 Truck Company Operations I
September 14, 15
$15 $10 1678 Carbon Monoxide Detector Responses September 18
$15 $10 1168 Wood Frame Construction Awareness
September 21
$110  $90 1180 Aerial Apparatus Operations September 28, 29
$110  $90 1242 Pump Operations I
September 28, 29
$160  $105 1731 Fire Officer I September 28; October 5, 19, 26; November 2
$155 $135 1122 Firefighter II Skills Enhancement September 29; October 20, 22; November 3
$210  $175 1355 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Operations
September 29; October 5, 6
October      
$160  $105 1731 Driver Operator Pumper Certification Preparation Course October 1, 8, 26
      Make-up testing October 2 - 2 PM and 7 PM
$15  $10 1341 Structural Collapse Operations Level I
October 2
$140  $110 4002 Fire Ground Support October 5, 19, 20; November 2, 3
$90  $65 1570 Basic Fire Police
October 5, 6
$30  $20 7021
7022
Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals and
Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics
October 6
$30  $20 1155 Foam Fire Fighting Basic
October 6
$25  $10 1639 Hazardous Materials Operations Level Refresher
October 6
$15  $10 1325 Confined Space Awareness October 8
TBD  TBD 1314 Rescue Technician - Confined Space October 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 22, 27 **dates tentative and subject to change**
      Make-up testing October 12
$475 $410 4004 Interior Firefighter October 15, 17, 19, 24, 26, 29; November 2, 5, 12, 16
$110 $90 1241 Pump Operations II
October 19, 20
$40  $35 1007 Arson Detection for the First Responder October 19, 20
$80  $65 1098 Junior Firefighter
October 19, 20
$160  $130 1342 Structural Collapse Operations Level II
October 19, 20
$150  $80 1638 Hazardous Materials Operations
October 20, 27; November 3
$15  $10 1327 New Vehicle Construction
October 23
$120  $100 1025 High Rise Fire Fighting
October 26, 27
November      
$50 $40 1571 Advanced Fire Police November 2, 3
$25  $10 1639 Hazardous Materials Operations Level Refresher
November 6 (Daytime - 8:15 AM)
$15  $10 1318 Trench Rescue Awareness November 6
$50 $40 1571 Hazardous Materials Operations Skills Enhancement
November 12, 14, 17
$80 $65 1069 Emergency Vehicle Operator Training
November 16, 17
$75  $60 1567 Incident Safety Officer
November 16, 17
      Make-up testing November 19
$100  $80 1332 Advanced Line Systems Rescue
November 23, 24
$25  $10 1639 Hazardous Materials Operations Level Refresher
December 3, 5