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    • 03/16/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 03/19/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Anchorage, AK


    Emergency Vehicle Technician Class
    Level 1
    F1&F2 Maintenance and Design

    March 16-19, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily


    Anchorage Fire Department

    $625.00 USD Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Class is full.
    Contact FDSOA office 248-880-1864 or Programs@fdsoa.org for wait list


    F1 Maintenance, Inspection & Testing
    This course covers the maintenance, inspection and testing of Fire Apparatus as described in NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Fire Apparatus.

    F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus
    This course covers the standards for fire apparatus as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, and in NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus.

    PPE Requirement

    Each student must provide their own PPE for each class. The minimum required PPE is listed below.

    • Helmet – Structural/Wildland/Hardhat
    • Eye Protection – Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • Leather Gloves
    • Work Boots (NO running shoes)
    • Long Pants
    • Structural Or Wildland PPE Optional


    • 04/24/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 04/25/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Elizabeth Avenue Fire Company, Somerset NJ

    Elizabeth Avenue Fire Company
    Somerset, New Jersey

    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    April 24-25, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.


    $495.00 Per Person

    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*

    Class is FULL
    contact programs@fdsoa.org for wait-list

    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 04/27/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 04/30/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dearborn, MI


    Emergency Vehicle Technician Class
    Level 2
    F3 Fire Pumps and Accessories

    April 27-30, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily


    Dearborn Fire Department

    $625.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Class is FULL
    Contact Programs@fdsoa.org for wait-list


    F-3 Fire Pumps and Accessories
    This course covers the standards as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus. In NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus.

    PPE Requirement

    Each student must provide their own PPE for each class. The minimum required PPE is listed below.

    • Helmet – Structural/Wildland/Hardhat
    • Eye Protection – Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • Leather Gloves
    • Work Boots (NO running shoes)
    • Long Pants
    • Structural Or Wildland PPE Optional


    • 06/02/2021
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • 06/03/2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Grapevine, TX
    Register


    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    June 2-3, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered after day two.

    Grapevine Fire Department
    1007 Ira E Woods
    Grapevine, TX  76078

    $495.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Recommended Text Book
    Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 4th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    Any area hotel in Grapevine

    Airport Suggestion:
    DFW International

    Onsite Contact:
    Name: Jimmy Cox
    Email: jcox@grapevinetexas.gov
    Phone: 817-992-1634



    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Intro to Emergency Services Occupational Safety & Health
    • Risk Management
    • Pre-Incident Safety Considerations
    • Safety & the Emergency Scene
    • Post Incident Stress Management
    • Personnel Roles & Responsibilities
    • Safety Program Development and Evaluation
    • Information Management for Safety Officers
    The HSO Academy is an excellent tool to help participants prepare for the FDSOA HSO Pro Board Certification Exam.
    • 09/01/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Mississauga Ontario - dates TBD - 4 day class


    Emergency Vehicle Technician Class
    Level 2
    F3 Fire Pumps and Accessories

    September, 2021 - Exact dates coming soon
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily


    Mississauga Fire Department

    $625.00 USD Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Registration will be open once dates are set.

    Contact Programs@fdsoa.org for questions


    F-3 Fire Pumps and Accessories
    This course covers the standards as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus. In NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus.

    PPE Requirement

    Each student must provide their own PPE for each class. The minimum required PPE is listed below.

    • Helmet – Structural/Wildland/Hardhat
    • Eye Protection – Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • Leather Gloves
    • Work Boots (NO running shoes)
    • Long Pants
    • Structural Or Wildland PPE Optional


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