Fire Academy Training Schedule

Spring-Summer 2017

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.

Spring-Summer 2017 Courses

Montco Price Other Price Course # Course Dates 
January      
    Make-up Testing  January 12
$10
$15
1006
Arson Awareness
January 23
$195  $270  4001  Introduction Fire Service  January 29; February 4, 11 (snow make up February 5, 12) 
 February      
$105 $175  1728  Fire Instructor  February 4, 11, 25 
$10 $15  1168  Wood Frame Construction  February 6 
$10  $15  5004  Autism Awareness  February 8 
$10  $15  1684  Electrical Emergencies  February 8 
$10  $15  7021  Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals  February 11 
$10  $15  7022  Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics  February 11 12:45 PM 
$10  $15  1168  Wood Frame Construction  February 15 9:00 AM 
      Make-Up Testing  February 15 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
$165
$210
4003
Exterior Fire Fighter
February 15, 22, 25, 27;  March 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 15, 19; 20, 22, 26, 27 (snow make up February 26, March 11, 25)
$110  $140  4002  Fire Ground Support  February 21, 23, 25, 28; March 2, 4, 7 (snow make up February 26 , March 5) 
      Make-up Testing  February 25  1:00 PM 
$35  $40  1169  Principles of Building Construction  February 25;  March 4 
March      
$105  $125  1732  Fire Officer II  March 1, 4, 11, 25; April 1 
$60  $75  1541  Health and Safety Officer  March 4, 5 
$80  $150  1638  Hazardous Materials Operations  March 4, 5, 11, 12 
$125 $155 1690  Hazardous Materials Operations Skills Enhancement  March 7, 9, 12 
$10  $15  1334  Water Rescue for First Responder Awareness Level March 9 
$10  $15  7021  Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals  March 11 
$10  $15  7022  Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics  March 11 12:45 PM 
$150  $200  1338  Rapid Intervention Teams Exercises  March 11, 12 
      Make-up Testing  March 16 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM 
$10  $15  5004  Autism Awareness  March 18 
$245  $305  1111  Structural Burn Session  March 18, 25
$195  $270  4001  Introduction Fire Service  March 18, 19, 25 
$65  $80  1098  Junior Firefighter  March 19, 26 
$165  $210  4003  Exterior Fire Fighter  March 21, 23, 25, 28, 30; April 1, 4, 6, 8, 13, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27; May 2 
$10 $15  1341  Structural Collapse Operations Level I  March 21 
$65  $90  1570  Basic Fire Police  March 25, 26 
$160  $200  1354  NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness  March 26; April 1, 8 
$135  $155  1122  Firefighter II Skills Enhancement  March 26; April 9, 20, 30 
$10  $15  5005  Managing Volunteer and Combination Emergency Services Organizations  March 27; April 3 
April      
$80  $150  1638  Hazardous Materials Operations  April 1, 8, 22, 29 
$10  $25  1639  Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher  April 2 
$70  $90  1360  Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue  April 2, 9 
$110  $140  4002  Fire Ground Support  April 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 17, 19 
      Make-up Testing  April 4 7:00 PM 
$410 $475 4004  Interior Fire Fighter  April 5, 9, 10, 17, 19, 23, 24, 30; May 3, 7 
$10  $15  1325  Confined Space Awareness Seminar  April 6 
$105  $160  1731  Fire Officer l  April 8, 9, 22; May 6, 10 
$150  $200  1240  Pump Operations I & II  April 8, 9, 22, 23 
$10  $15  1334  Water Rescue for First Responder Awareness Level  April 18 
$35 $40  1561  Public Relations for Fire & Emergency Service  April 18, 20, 23 
$170  $210  1355  NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations  April 19, 22, 29; May 6( 7:30 am May 6 only) 
$65  $80  1069  Emergency Vehicle Operator Training  April 22, 23 
$10  $15  1340  Rapid Intervention Team  April 24 
$125  $155  1690  Hazardous Materials Operations Skills Enhancement  April 24, 26, 29 
$165  $210  4003  Exterior Fire Fighter  April 29; May 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24; June 3, 4 
May      
$10  $15  1318  Trench Rescue Awareness  May 2 
$25  $30  1100  Open Challenge FF I only written test May 3 
      Make-up Testing  May 3  7:00 PM 
$40  $50  1571  Advanced Fire Police  May 6, 7 
$160 $200
1354
NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness
May 6, 7, 13
$410  $475  4004  Interior Fire Fighter  May 6, 9, 11, 13, 20, 21, 23, 30; June 3 
$150  $175  1101  Open Challenge FF I only Skills test  May 7 
$880  $1,095  40014  PA Entry Level Training   May 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31;
June 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27
$65  $80  1313  Confined Space Rescue   May 20, 21 
$40 $50  1196  Managing Vehicle Fires  May 20 
$10  $15  1334  Water Rescue for First Responder Awareness Level  May 24 


Make-up Testing  May 30 7:00 PM 
 June      
$170  $210  1355  NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations  June 1, 4, 11, 17 (7:30 AM June 17 only) 
$65
$80
1069
Emergency Vehicle Operator Training
June 3, 4
$65  $80  1098  Junior Firefighter  June 4, 11 
$195  $270  4001  Introduction Fire Service  June 4, 10, 11 
$80  $100  6376  Water Rescue and Emergency Response  June 6, 13, 17 
$90
$110
1242
Pump Operations I
June 6, 8, 10
$410  $475  4004  Interior Fire Fighter  June 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 25, 28; July 8 
      Make-up Testing  June 10 10:00 AM 
$110  $140  4002  Fire Ground Support  June 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28 
      Make-up Testing  June 28  7:00 PM 
$90  $110  1241  Pump Operations II  June 20, 22, 24 
July         
$550  $625  7028  Technical Rescue School July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20 22