The Gloucester County Fire Academy operates as an autonomous unit within the Rowan College at Gloucester County Division of Continuing Education. It offers high-quality, timely training in tactics, techniques and safety. Instruction is provided in one of four spacious classrooms, with the latest in audio and visual instructional aids. Practical training is available in a modern burn building, full-sized aircraft trainer or realistic ranch-style smokehouse dwelling. Additional live fire training is offered through one of many field props.
Gloucester County prides itself on offering a full range of mandatory training courses as well as a large selection of specialty programs for fire service. A complete listing of available training courses is listed on the In-Service Training page. All programs are delivered by state-certified instructors and, where needed, staff with special certifications in such areas as emergency medical services, specialized rescue and industrial fire brigade training.
In addition to the many courses offered at the academy, Gloucester County provides customized training for emergency services organizations and various industries. Furthermore, the Fire Academy offers satellite programming for many organizations, the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety and Kean University.
Interested individuals may contact the academy for complete program details.