Fire Academy Training Schedule

Spring 2020

Below you will find this semester's training schedule for the Montgomery County Fire Academy. Printer-friendly versions 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 
January  

      Make-up testing January 8 - 7 PM

Command Officer Seminar January 25
$270 $195 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service January 26; February 1, 8 (Weather date: February 9)
February      
$210 $165 4003 Exterior Firefighter February 1, 8, 22, 23; March 7, 8, 14, 22, 28, 29 (Weather dates: February 29 and March 1)
$170  $105 1728 Fire Instructor February 1, 8, 22
$30 $25 5006 New Company Officer Seminar February 8
$15 $10 1318 Trench Rescue Awareness February 18
$140 $110 4002 Fire Ground Support February 18, 20, 22, 27; March 3, 7, 10 (Weather date: February 29)
$90 $65 1570 Basic Fire Police February 22, 23
      Make-up testing February 26 - 7 PM
$15 $10 1059 Traffic Incident Management February 27
$160 $105 1732 Fire Officer II February 29; March 1, 7, 14, 21
March      
$150 $80 1638 Hazardous Materials Operations March 1, 8, 15
TBD TBD 1314 Rescue Technician - Confined Space **Pilot** March 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15
$15 $10 1325 Confined Space Awareness March 2
$15 $10 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder (Awareness Level) March 3
$200 $160 1354 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Awareness March 5, 8, 12, 15
$90 $70 1313 Confined Space Rescue March 7, 8
$110 $90 1242 Pump Operations I March 16, 18, 21
$280 $250 1350 Rescue Technician - General Requirements March 16, 18, 21, 22, 23, 25, 29
$155 $125 1690 Hazardous Materials Operations Certification Preparation March 17, 19, 22
$15 $10 1399 Helicopter Landing Zone Safety March 18
$90 $70 1360 Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue March 21, 22
$30 $25 5008 Scenario Based Decision Making for the Company Officer March 21
$210 $165 4003 Exterior Firefighter March 21, 24, 26, 28; April 2, 4, 7, 11, 14, 16, 18, 19, 25 (Weather date: April 5)
$325 $270 1121 Firefighter I Certification Preparation March 25; April 1, 15, 29; May 6, 13, 16, 17, 19
$210 $170 1355 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Operations March 26, 29; April 5
$100 $75 5007 Vent - Enter - Isolate - Search March 28
$160 $105 1731 Fire Officer I March 28; April 4, 11, 18; May 2
$270  $195 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service March 28, 29; April 4
April      
      Make-up testing April 2 - 7 PM
$10 $10 9001 Natural Gas Vehicles and Fueling Stations for First Responders - PA State Fire Academy on the Road April 3 - 8:30 AM
$10  $10 9001 Natural Gas Vehicles and Fueling Stations for First Responders - PA State Fire Academy on the Road April 4
$100 $80 1109 Firefighter Survival April 4, 5
$475 $410 4004 Interior Firefighter April 4, 5, 11, 18, 19, 21, 28; May 2
$25 $10 1639 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher April 5
$305 $245 1111 Structural Burn Session April 7, 9, 11
$140 $110 4002 Fire Ground Support April 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29; May 3, 4
$110 $90 1241 Pump Operations II April 13, 15, 18
$25 $20 1196 Managing Vehicle Firefighting Operations April 16
$90 $70 1069 Emergency Vehicle Operator Training April 18, 19
$40 $35 1561 Public Relations for the Fire Service April 18, 19
$50 $40 1571 Advanced Fire Police April 25, 26
$90 $70 1322 Rope/High Angle Rescue I April 25, 26
$160 $125 1125 Engine Company Operations April 28, 30; May 3
$165 $130 1266 Truck Company Operations I April 28, 30, May 3
$15 $10 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder (Awareness Level) April 29
$475 $410 4004 Interior Firefighter April 30; May 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19
May      

    Make-up testing May 5 - 7 PM
$110  $90 1331 Water Rescue & Emergency Response May 7, 12, 14, 17
$155 $135 1122 Firefighter II Certification Preparation  May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 14
$210 $165 4003 Exterior Firefighter May 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 27, 31; June 1, 3, 6, 7
$200 $160 1354 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Awareness May 11, 13, 16, 17
$25 $10 1639 Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher May 11, 18
$155 $135 1122 Firefighter II Certification Preparation May 17; June 7, 11, 14
$210 $170 1355 NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue Operations May 27, 30, 31
$110 $90 1332 Advanced Line Systems Rescue May 28; June 2, 4, 7
$90 $70 1323 Rope/High Angle Rescue II May 30, 31
June      
      Make-up testing June 3 - 7 PM
$350 $300 1351 Rescue Technician - Vehicle Level I June 3, 6, 10, 13
$15 $10 1341 Structural Collapse Operations Level I June 3
$10 $10 9002 Responding to Ethanol Incidents - PA State Fire Academy on the Road June 5 - 8:30 AM
$10 $10 9002 Responding to Ethanol Incidents - PA State Fire Academy on the Road June 6
$270 $195 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service June 6, 7, 14
$150 $80 1638 Hazardous Materials Operations June 7, 14, 21
$90 $70 1069 Emergency Vehicle Operator Training June 9, 11, 14
$475  $410 4004 Interior Firefighter June 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 28
$140 $110 4002 Fire Ground Support June 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29; July 1
$110 $90 1242 Pump Operations I June 20, 27
$80 $65 1098 Junior Firefighter June 20, 27
$160 $130 1342 Structural Collapse Operations Level II June 20, 27
$155 $125 1690 Hazardous Materials Operations Certification Preparation June 22, 24, 27
July       
$110 $90 1241 Pump Operations II July 11, 12