Fire Academy Training Schedule

Spring-Summer 2018

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 version of this training schedule can be downloaded by clicking here: Spring-Summer 2018 Training Schedule.

Spring-Summer 2018 Courses

Montco Price Other Price Course # Course Dates 
January        
$10
$15
1006
Arson Awareness for First Responders
January 17
      Make-Up Testing January 17 
$10  $15  1329  Air Bag Safety  January 24 
      Chief Officer Seminar  January 27
$195  $270  4001  Introduction Fire Service  January 28; February 3, 10 (snow make up February 11) *course full see March 17th offering
 February      
$105 $175  1728  Fire Instructor  February 3, 10,24 
$0  $0 5006  New Company Officer Seminar  February 3 
$165  $210  4003  Exterior Fire Fighter  February 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 20, 22, 25, 27; March 1,  4,  6, 8, 11, 13, 15  (snow make up dates Feb. 24; March 3)
$25  $30 1606 HazMat Awareness Certification Prep. February 11 
$10  $15  1684  Electrical Emergencies  February 12 
      Make up testing  February 15 
$10  $15  1318  Trench Rescue Awareness  February 20 
$110  $140  4002  Fire Ground Support *Course full. See next offering starting April 17th  (*Weekend only) February 24, 25; March 10, 17, 18 (weather make up dates March 11, 25) 
      Make up testing  February 24 
$20  $30   Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals/Strategy & Tactics  February 24 
$135  $155  1122  FF II Skills Enhancement  February 24; March 10, 14, 17 
$105  $160  1731  Fire Officer II  February 26; March 3, 4, 24, 29 
$10  $15 1325 Confined Space Awareness  February 28 
March      
$250  $280  1350 General Requirements for Technical Rescue Class  March 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 24 
$70  $90 1360 Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue  March 3, 10 
$20  $30 1155 Foam Firefighter Basic  March 4 
 $10 $15 5005 Managing Volunteer and Combination Emergency Services Organizations March 5, 12
$90  $110 1242 Pump Operations I March 6, 8, 11 
$10  $25 1639  HazMat Operations Refresher daytime  March 7 *8:15 AM start
$80  $150 1638 HazMat Operations  March 10, 11, 17, 24 
      Make-Up Testing  March 13
$10  $15  1334  Water Rescue for First Responder Awareness March 14
$10  $10 1399 Helicopter Landing Zone Safety  March 15 
$160  $200 1354 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness  March 15, 18, 22, 25 
$195  $270 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service  March 17, 18, 24 
$85  $105 1632 Flammable Gas Fires  March 18 
$10  $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher  March 18 
$125  $155 1690 HazMat Operations Skills Enhancement  March 20, 22, 24 
$25  $30 1606 HazMat Awareness Certification Prep. March 24 
$10  $15 1059 Traffic Incident Management  March 27 
$410  $475 4004 Interior Fire Fighter  March 27, 29; April 3, 5, 8, 10, 15, 22, 26, 29 
April         
$65  $80 1313 Confined Space Rescue April 2, 4, 8
$90 $110 1241 Pump Operations II  April 3, 5, 8 
$10  $15 1340 RIT Concepts  April 3 
$300  $350 1351 Vehicle Rescue Technician I Pilot  March 26, 28; April 2, 4, 7 
$165  $210 4003 Exterior Fire Fighter (Weekend only)  April 7, 8, 14, 21, 28; May 12, 19; June 2, 9, 16 
$105  $160 1731 Fire Officer I  April 7, 8, 14, 21; May 5 
$35  $40 1561 Public Relations Fire Service  April 11, 18, 22 
$175  $210 1355  NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations April 12, 15, 22 
      Make-up Testing  April 12
$30  $40 1157 Aircraft Crash Rescue  April 14, 15
$110  $140 4002 Fire Ground Support  April 17, 19,  21, 22, 28; May 1 
$45  $45 1338 RIT Operations April 17,  21, 28 
$65  $90 1570 Basic Fire Police  April 21, 22 
$10  $25 1339 HazMat Operations Refresher  April 28 
$65  $80 1069 Emergency Vehcile Operator Training  April 28, 29 
May        
$80  $100 1346  Rope/High Angle I  May 1, 3, 6 
$135  $155 1122 FF II Skills Enhancement  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13 
$10  $15 1334 Water Rescue First Responder Awareness  May 3 
$165  $210 4003 Exterior Fire Fighter  May 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 29, 31;
June 3, 5, 7, 10 
$80  $150 1638 HazMat Operations  May 5, 12, 19, 20 
$125  $160 1125 Engine Company Operations  May 5, 6 
$80 $100 1323 Rope/High Angle II May 8, 10, 12
$175 $205 1100 Open Challenge FF I, FF II, Fire Service Instructor I, Driver Operator - Pumper May 9  Written
May 20 Skills
$160  $200 1354 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness May 9, 12, 16, 19
$80 $100 1331 Water Rescue & Emergency Response May 10, 15, 17, 20
$125 $155 1690 HazMat Operations Skills Enhancement May 14, 16, 20
$785 $1,000 4005 PA Entry Level Training May 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31;
June 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21,  25, 27

Make-up Testing 
May 15
$35 $45 1574 Legal Concepts for Fire Police May 19, 20
$80 $100 1332 Advanced Line Systems May 22, 24, 31; June 3
$175 $210 1355 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations May 30; June 2, 9
June  
$150  $200 1240 Pump Operations I & II
June 2, 3, 16, 23
$195 $270 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service June 2, 9, 16
       Make up testing June 9 
$410 $475 4004 Interior Fire Fighter June 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28, 30
$10 $15 1341 Structural Collapse Level I June 13
 $25 $30 1606 HazMat Awareness Certification Prep.
June 16 
$130  $160 1342 Structural Collapse Level II
June 16, 23
$65 $80 1069 Emergency Vehcile Operator Training June 19, 21, 24
      Make up testing June 20 
$95 $160 1244 Driver Operator Pumper June 20, 27, 30
$110  $140 4002 Fire Ground Support  June 20, 23, 25, 27; July 1, 7 
$65  $80 1098 Junior Firefighter  June 23, 24 
$125  $155 1690 HazMat Operations Skills Enhancement  June 28, 29 
      Make up testing  July 11