Fire Academy Training Schedule

Fall 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: Fall 2018 Course Schedule.

Fall 2018 Courses

Montco Price Other Price Course # Course Dates 
June  

$65
$80 1069 Emergency Vehicle 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 
September       
$250 $280 1350 General Requirements for Technical Rescue September 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 16, 23
$310  $470 1653 HazMat Technician  September 5, 9, 12, 16, 23, 26, 30; October 3, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 
$10  $15 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder Awareness  September 6 
$105  $175 1728 Fire Instructor September 8, 15, 22 
$165  $210 4003 Exterior Fire Fighter  September 8, 9, 15, 17, 22, 24, 26, 30;
October 1, 3, 10, 13, 15, 17 
$65  $90 1570  Basic Fire Police  September 8, 9 
$70  $90 1360  Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue  September 9, 16 
      Make up testing  September 11, 2 & 7 p.m. 
$10 $15 1168 Wood Frame Construction Daytime September 12, 8:15 a.m.
$10  $15 1168 Wood Frame Construction Evening September 12, 6:45 p.m.
$80  $100 1331 Water Rescue & Emergency Response  September 13, 18, 20, 22 
$195 $270 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service  September 15, 16, 22 
$80  $150 1638 Hazmat Operations  September 16, 23, 30 
$245  $305 1111 Structural Burn Session  September 16, 30 
$90  $110 1180 Aerial Apparatus Operations  September 18, 20, 23 
$25  $30 1606 HazMat Awareness Certification Prep.  September 22, 9:15 AM 
$85  $105 1632 Flammable Gas Fires  September 22 
$135  $155 1122 FF II Skills Enhancement September 23; October 14, 17, 28 
$80  $100 1109 Firefighter Survival  September 25, 27, 29 
$10  $15 7021 Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals  September 25 
$10  $15 1678  Carbon Monoxide Detector Responses  September 25 
$160  $200 1354 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness  September 25, 27, 29, 30 
$10 $15 7022 Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics  September 27 
$90  $110 1242 Pump Operations I  September 29, 30 
$105  $160 1731 Fire Officer I  September 29; October 13, 20, 27; November 3 
$10  $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher  September 29 
October
$110 $140 4002 Fire Ground Support  October 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 
$125  $155 1690 HazMat Operations Skills Enhancement  October 9, 11, 14 
$175  $210 1355 NFPA 1670 - Vehicle Rescue Operations  October 9, 13, 20 
$130  $165 1266 Truck Company Operations  October 10, 17, 21 
$10 $15 1325 Confined Space Awareness October 11

    Make-up Testing  October 13  10:00 a.m.
$90 $110 1241 Pump Operations II October 13, 14
$35  $40 1007 Arson Detection for the First Responder  October 13, 20 
$20  $25 1196 Managing Vehicle Firefighting Operations  October 16 
$95  $160 1244 Driver Operator Pumper Certification Prep.  October 16, 23, 27 
$10  $15 1341 Structural Collapse Level I  October 18 
$80  $100 1322 Rope/High Angle I  October 20, 21 
$410  $475 4004 Interior Fire Fighter  October 20, 21, 27; November 3, 4, 8, 15, 17 
$35  $40 1007 Arson Detection for the First Responder Daytime  October 22, 23 8:15 a.m. 
$10  $15 1059 Traffic Incident Management  October 22 
$10  $15 1318  Trench Rescue Awareness  October 25 
$175  $205 1100 Open Challenge FF I, FF II, Fire Service Instructor I, Driver Operator - Pumper  Application due October 11, Written Testing October 25, 
Skills Testing October 28
$20  $30 1155 Foam Firefighting  October 27 
November       
$65 $80 1098 Junior Firefighter November 3, 4
$60  $75 1560 Incident Safety Officer  November 3, 4
$65  $80 1069 Emergency Vehicle Operator Training  November 3, 4 
$10  $15 1327 New Vehicle Construction  November 8 
$!00  $120 1025  High Rise Fire Fighting  November 13, 15, 18 



Make up testing November 15, 7 p.m. 
$40 $50 1571 Advanced Fire Police
November 17, 18
$10  $25 1639  HazMat Operations Refresher Daytime  November 20, 8:15 a.m.
      Make up testing  December 5, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.
$10  $25 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher  December 4, 6