Fire Academy Training Schedule

Spring 2020

*UPDATE 7/1/20: The Montgomery County Fire Academy will offer a series of online training programs in July and August. To view the schedule, click here.

All in-person courses with a start date on or before July 11th have been canceled. Information on further 
cancellations, make-up dates, and the rescheduling of courses will be posted when available.*

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.



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.


If you have any additional questions, please contact Registrar Cindy Myers at (610) 278-3500 or

Other Price MontCo Price Course # Course Dates 
$0 $0 1561 Public Relations for the Fire Service ONLINE (pilot) June 24, 29; July 1, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 (7-9 PM) CLASS FULL
$100  $100 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service ONLINE

Note: No charge for class until skills completed. Medical release not required.
July 6, 13, 21, 27; August 3 (7-9 PM) CLASS FULL
$0  $0
New Company Officer Seminar ONLINE (pilot) July 6, 8, 13, 15
$10  $10 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder Awareness ONLINE July 9 (7-9:30 PM)
$110 $90 1241 Pump Operations II July 11, 12 *canceled*
$0 $0 7021 Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals ONLINE (pilot) July 14, 16 (7-9 PM) CLASS FULL
$10 $10 1325 Confined Space Awareness ONLINE - daytime July 15 (8:30-11 AM)
$100 $100 4001 Introduction to the Fire Service BLENDED

ONLINE: July 20, 28: August 3, 11 (7-9 PM)
IN-PERSON: August 15 (8:15 AM - 4:45 PM: practical skills @ MCFA)

***Registration closes on Wednesday, July 15th***
$0  $0 1340 Rapid Intervention Teams ONLINE (pilot) July 21; August 4 (7-9 PM) CLASS FULL
$10  $10  1325  Confined Space Awareness ONLINE July 23 (7-9:30 PM)
$0  $0 7022 Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics ONLINE (pilot) July 28, 30 (7-9 PM)
$0  $0 5003 Basement & Garage Fires ONLINE (pilot) July 29; August 5 (7-9 PM) CLASS FULL
$10  $10 1334 Water Rescue for the First Responder Awareness ONLINE August 4 (7-9:30 PM)
$10  $10 1639 HazMat Operations Refresher ONLINE August 6, 13, 20 (7-9 PM)
$10 $10 1325 Confined Space Awareness ONLINE August 18 (7-9:30 PM)