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.
Click here to download or view the waiver form.
Tuesday, April 23, Thursday April 25
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019
This comprehensive 22 hour course will consist of both lecture and hands-on training. Participants will receive instruction and develop improved competency on all phases of auto extrication including: scene size-up, vehicle stabilization, removal of the vehicle from the entrapped patient, patient removal, etc. Participants must provide proper ppe including head, face, eye and body protection from fire and fluids.
Approved for 10 EMT elective CEU’s.
Saturday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 21, 2019
This course, mostly hands on, continues where Auto Extrication I left off. Using numerous skill stations and multi crash scenarios, students will be able to demonstrate the key principles and practices of safe and effective vehicle extrication practices.
Participants must provide proper ppe including head, face, eye and body protection from fire and fluids.
Approved for 7 EMT elective CEU’s.
January 26 through May 12, 2019 (Select Dates)
The Gloucester County Fire Academy is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for seasoned members to participate in what should be for them, refresher training and a “re-sharpening of the saw.” Beginning Saturday January 26, veteran members are invited to report to the fire academy and participate alongside our recruits as they learn about salvage. Thereafter, any Gloucester County member who meets the requirements can attend and participate in any drill activity through the end of the semester in May.
Attached is a description of this opportunity and instructions on how to take advantage of this.