Throughout the year, the Gloucester County Fire Academy offers several courses of interest to emergency services personnel.
registration form to sign up for a class. Residents and members of Gloucester County volunteer associations may be eligible for a grant through the Non-Residents Taxpayers Association of New Jersey. View the waiver form for eligibility requirements and to apply for courses that are $60 or less.
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Friday, December 14, 2018 (1830 -2230 hrs)
Saturday, December 15, 2018 (0800-1630 hrs)
The target audience will be those individuals who will serve in Command, Command Staff, General Staff position, agency administrators, department heads with on-scene incident management responsibilities, emergency managers, area commander and MACS/EOC managers.
Fundamental review for Command, Command Staff, and General Staff, Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management, Unified Command, Area Command, and Multi-Agency Coordination. There will be practical and written examinations administered as a testing measure.
Drill Ground Instructor: Basic And Refresher
Tuesday, December 4 and Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (1830 - 2200 hrs)
This program is designed to ensure that instructors know and understand the safety issues inherent in all areas of Fire Fighting Training. Instructors must be capable of demonstrating the proper methods of identifying and correcting an unsafe act/task as it occurs. Safety must be stressed during training so the Fire Fighter develops good habits.
Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16, 2018 (0800 - 1600 hrs)
This course is intended to provide either the “dedicated” safety officer or any member who might be assigned the role of “Incident” safety officer with skills to function effectively as the Safety Officer at fire department incident operations. The primary focus shall be on developing decision making skills through the recognition of cues that affect personal safety. This is a 16-hour National Fire Academy accredited course.
Approved for 16 EMT elective CEU’s
Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, May 12, 2018
Student must be 18 years of age prior to the first live fire exercise on March 31, be a member of a fire company, department or brigade; provide proof of enrollment in the organization’s respiratory protection program and proof of physical fitness. Students must be equipped with gear that meets all applicable standards & regulations. Proof of physical fitness must be submitted at time of registration.