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Training Program
State Firefighter 1 & 2 Certification   more...

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all bucoda has to train it's firefighters is recruit school   more...

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Monthly drills instructed by training director   more...


Our training is a a loss. we need to get a program that will train and advise.   more...

DRILLS
ALL TYPES OF TRAINING IS AVAILABLE AT DRILLS   more...

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We have a working training plan in placve right now. New instructors makes for funner classses   more...

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We train every tuesday for 2 - 2.5 hrs.    more...

hands-on
all of the training we do is all hands on an we also do training with other depts   more...

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We are training new members on the trucks and their operation.   more...

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N/A   more...

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At this time we have not developed a training program. We do occasionally train without outlines or lesson plans.    more...


Our training is a get together on Tuesday nights with the exception of 2nd Tuesday.Do everything from hydrant work to extrication operations.   more...

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every sunday trainign at the fire house grounds   more...

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Re-organizing and using min. company standards as tool along with AZ firefieghter I & II training.    more...

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this program was really good and will help us on emergency calls We are relly suprised of the response of the dept. picked up   more...

Lesson Plan
Firefighter survival for rural and volunteer firefighters   more...

Training Program
EMT-B REFREAHER COURSES.   more...


MONDAY NIGHT FOR 2 HOURS   more...

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ff2 classes taught by paid personnel   more...


2 WEEK TRAINING CLASS   more...

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Just implementing new training program.   more...

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N/A   more...

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we have a month long training program where you will go to all calls witha peceptor   more...

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pumping,entring a burning struture,scba's, pp fan, electrial dangers, driving to fire (safety).    more...

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40 HRS CONFINED SPACE CERTIFICATION 40 HRS HAZ-MAT CERTIFICATION    more...

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Fire Fighter 1   more...


3   more...


656   more...

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We are implementing a CEU based fire training program for all our firefighters   more...

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taking my emt-b course right now   more...


completed r.i.t training. (rescue interventions team)   more...

Lesson Plan
Fire Prevention Program   more...

Training Program
venting,save your own,search&rescue,ect   more...

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cpr training   more...

Lesson Plan
Our training program currently uses NFPA Essentials   more...


MONROE CO. FIRE SCHOOL ACADEMY, VARIOUS IN-HOUSE LECTURES/PRATICAL DRILLS   more...

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Both inhouse and outside.    more...

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Good, quality work   more...

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We have a lot of shortcomings in this Dept. We cant get the Firemen to participate.. I am the new Training Officer and hope to change this but its going to be a long process.   more...

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go over rescue tools   more...

Training Program
I Think i will be good for the job   more...

Lesson Plan
We have had a really good instructor for awhile, and he does a real good class on forcible intery   more...

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monthly truck and apparatus training.   more...


cd   more...


in progress   more...

biggs fire
5 is ok   more...

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FF1&2 annually with monthly ems,rescue, and fire. E.M.T.-B annually Rescue Tech. annuually   more...

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N/A   more...

Lesson Plan
Given by paid firefighters   more...

Training Program
Firefighting Level 1 and 2 Training OnGoing   more...

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Because we are always there when people needs us.And it is our station's #.   more...

Training Program
none   more...

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training    more...

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training   more...

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We do a number of things such as hose roles, fire submission, etc   more...


volunteer   more...

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VERY MUCH LACKING..   more...

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my name is jeff i woul like to do some kind of emt traning   more...

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One on one training, films ,    more...

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None in place   more...

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PFT.fitness grad top of class "A"   more...

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We have some of the bt tainers in new england   more...

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On one night every week we have a training night.    more...

Training Program
zdsd   more...


N/A   more...

Lesson Plan
N/A   more...

Training Program
Working on Florida State 160 hour Firefighter 1   more...

Training Program
young people want to train, and old heads dont   more...

Training Program
not a fighter   more...

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Inhouse training & state fire schools   more...


1   more...

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2 training nights per month   more...

on own
you have yourself trained at a local college or certifaction academy   more...

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N/A   more...

Training Program
Weekly Drills Fall Fire Academy monthly EMS drill    more...

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we have no training program. That's why I came to this site.   more...


Every month training   more...

Training Program
N/A   more...


I have to look up all this info. I log back in, later.   more...

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HAZ-MAT   more...

Information and updating
Power point on new Hybrid Vehicles   more...

Lesson Plan
No good lesson plans   more...

Training Program
Paid Training Officer does the Training for the whole dept.   more...

Training Program
we need mre help with training   more...

Training Program
We utilize in house and outside training.   more...

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roof rope rescue live burn search flash over confine space   more...

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Our department holds training the second and third thursdays and saturdays every month.   more...

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Training on Every Sunday, for the Probies for a year. Dept Training 5-6 times a year. Every month is company training.   more...

Training Program
Crawford and Venango County Fire School   more...

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TRAINING INFORMATION FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:NEBRASKA STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S WEBSITE NEBRASKA STATE FIRE MARSHAL TRAINING CALENDAR    more...

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inhouse training   more...

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Training program is slowly improving as we are attempting to change the culture of our small department.   more...

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smoke structures and burn structures   more...

Training Program
very well done, and a good experiance for all new members.   more...

Training Program
N.C. Dept. of Insurance Firefighter 1 & 11 Program N.C. Community College certified instructors   more...

npq checkoffs
can't get enough participation from the volunteers to be very successful   more...

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Need updated training to improve procedures used to attend fires   more...

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first responder classes   more...

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no traning   more...

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no traning   more...

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24hr state mandated cource   more...

Lesson Plan
Our training program need serious help. Know intrest from the Vols.   more...

Training Program
classroom training on IC and teamwork   more...


Life safety complex drill @ fixed training academy   more...

Lesson Plan
we take the truck out to are burning build and plan thing from it .   more...

Training Program
We don't have much traing, we need more bad.   more...

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general training   more...

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havnt started yet but i was told it was good   more...

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all typs of tranning    more...

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Training every wednesday night!   more...

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firefighting in bristol is a great success.   more...

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nightly and month drills   more...

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train twice a month   more...

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train twice a month   more...

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use of several people   more...

Lesson Plan
We never have time to train, we are always working on the equiment   more...

Training Program
all training helps firefighters to better themselfs and serve the community.   more...

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The Dunkirk Fire Department is plaing a burn drill at Millersville MD.   more...


WILDLAND FIRE SUPPRESSION   more...

Training Program
our training program focuses on sprinklers and pump operations.   more...

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You learn from experance. The basics are broke down by the older members, and the rest you learn from getting in there, asking questions,and watching others    more...

UNKNOWN
I JUST JOINED SO I AM NOT SURE OF THE TRAINING   more...

Training Program
Engine Co. Pump Operations, Course taught by South Carolina Fire Academy   more...

Training Program
We follow the Texas SFFMA training program   more...


Usually, training will be held after each meeting. We are also invited to train with Rio Vista Fire   more...

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rescue   more...


RTF   more...


RTF   more...


Need more videos and creative ideas. We have good instructors.   more...

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FF1 (160 class)   more...

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County wide fire/ems training   more...


storm spotting   more...


I want to join the Volenteer Fire Dept, but I hav'nt yet   more...

Training Program
as the new saftey officer i need help in training   more...

Developing Effective Training Program Now
In process now   more...

Lesson Plan
we do mostly airpack in the winter in the fall we do stuff with the jaws of life then we get into chemity fire things    more...


Firefighter I, II   more...

Training Program
started training class with six but had two drop out.   more...

Training Program
We currently drill 1 night per month with an ocassional weekend drill   more...


Over all training is really good when we actually get down to business and do it. There is way to much drama and silly behavior to get the most out of training.   more...

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bi monthly training   more...

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we have done all trainning that is needed by the law of the state of Indiana requiers along with EMS   more...

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We have a monthly training program .   more...

Training Program
utilize the IFSTA training package for firefighter training   more...

Training Program
4 month probation traing (essientials)   more...

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unknown   more...

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FireFighter 1    more...

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firefighter 1   more...

Training Program
N/A   more...

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chief has no idea of whats going on   more...

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Monthly training sessions, annual visits to TEEX fire grounds, live fire burns at local training grounds. County mandated first responder training.   more...


N/A   more...


Live Fire I   more...

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N/A   more...

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drills an dtraining sessions   more...

Training Program
drills an dtraining sessions   more...

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Monthly.    more...

Training Program
Al. State Certfited fighters school 160 hours.   more...

Training Program
i train my volunteers out the Essentials of Firefighting book 4th edt.    more...

Training Program
Training is held one day every week.training is taken from the firefighters essentials manual.    more...

Training Program
as a private fire dept we do in hose traing by the OHS standers   more...

Training Program
Fire Fighter 1 & 2   more...

WMD Responder's Awareness Program
A representative from Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety came to our station and gave us a 4-hour class on Weapons of Mass Destruction. All who participated got a certificate.   more...

Fire School
Every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm. Recently we have been joining up with other companies in our valley and taking them through our air mask maze we built recently.   more...

Training Program
ems and fire practices each month   more...


we train on the 1,2,and 4th tue and the county provides the instructors for all formal training required   more...

Training Program
we have not in the past really had a goog traing program but r cheif is trying something diffrent now will see how it turns out   more...

Training Program
travel to Gray Hawk fire department in McKee Kentucky.   more...

Training Program
LSU/SECURITY/LAW ENFOECEMENT   more...

EMT
EMT   more...

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Done at County Fire Training Center or locally by Company officers   more...

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Multi-agency live fire training.   more...

Training Program
ojt   more...

Training Program
Paid Training Officer devises a monthly training schedule for paid and volunteer, vol.s participate in same training as paid. Training ofc. also comes up with specialized training specifically for volunteers..   more...

Lesson Plan
we are the first responders in metro manila   more...


Source of information on grants and other area small fire department can search   more...

Training Program
Clandestine Lab Training Seminars: A series of presentations designed to provide an the fire service and emergency responders an overview of clandstine labs that manufacture drugs and explosives. The length of the presentation can be customized to meet the needs of the individual department.   more...

Training Program
All firefighters both volunteer and paid are required to participate in mandatory training for at least four hours of there shifts. This is not everyday but one out of rhere three day cycle. This might include, search and rescue in the burn tower, haz-mat procedures, high angle rescue, master streams and nozzles, aerial operations. We pretty much have a set guideline on what each shift will train on for that day.   more...

Training Program
Weekly training session utilizing in-house and outside instructors. Also using internet based video training.   more...

Other
Career dept. conducts regular training sessions and has a staff trianing officer. Volunteers are not included most of the time and currently recieve no training from the career dept. At this time we depend on senior members of the company to provide periodic training A new chief has been appionted to the career dept. and it is his intention to institute a training program to mirror the career dept   more...

Other
no one seems intersted except the brand new guys   more...

Training Program
Homeland Security training, decon, triage, level 2 and level 3 WMD, Hazmat training "TERT" Hot Zone, went in to sarin gas and VX Chemical with level 3 ppe gear and came out with confidence that if necessasry i could go in a hot zone and come back out alive. Anniston Alabama, domestic Training institute for Homeland Security for first responders.   more...

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N/A   more...

Lesson Plan
cutting the shit out of a car   more...

Training Program
N/A   more...

Training Program
dept members train twice a wee under 1041 and 1043 instructors   more...

Training Program
N/A   more...

Other
I have taken Packages of my slide shows and copied them so everyone has a copy of them to take home. Also I show videos, and show by hands on   more...

Training Program
N/A   more...

Training Program
Class room, and hands on.   more...

Other
N/A   more...

Training Program
first aid class profecional cpr and acls   more...

Other
N/A   more...

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Training consistently   more...

Training Program
Training held by the training chief with approval from the asst. fire chief   more...

Training Program
any type of training that is planned is never done to the fullest.    more...

Training Program
N/A   more...

Other
N/A   more...

Lesson Plan
Jones & Barlett programs   more...

Training Program
I have a 21 week plan drawn up for different types of training. I am a full time paid firefighter for the city of logan fire department and the training offficer at henlawson volunteer fire department. Some of the newer members of my fire department do not have certifications in all areas of firefighting and i was wondering if you could give me some ideas on how to get a better response from my guys as far as participating in training.    more...

Other
N/A   more...

Other
N/A   more...

Other
none   more...

Training Program
The Elmhurst FD Training Academy has developed 2 courses specificly for the needs of fire departments and their honor guard units. The first of the courses helps to develope a plan and organize a department at the time of a line of duty loss. The second class teaches the practical applications needed for any honor guard to work from.   more...

Training Program
we have had basic vehicle extrication training which will allow us to extricate if we have to   more...

Training Program
Hazmat awarness traning   more...

Lesson Plan
Fire Behavior Basic course in accordance with Basic and Intermediate requirements for Texas SFFMA certification. Training mixed material from Essentials 4th Edition with the video from Action Training plus video clips obtained from online.    more...

Training Program
Our fire department runs on a very tight budget of $2000.00 a year, this leaves little to no money for training curriculum. We want our fireman to have the training and knowledge, but funds do not allow this, so any and all advice is greatly appreciated.   more...

Training Program
Participation to date has been poor however training is ongoing with 3 completed in the past year and one close to testing. To make program work better training is coordinated with another VFD within the Mutual Aid District   more...

Training Program
We as a department have training classes every monday we start with a basic fire fighting and so on    more...

Training Program
We meet 3 times a month 1st one is fire, 2nd is EMS and 3rd is work session or equipment checks, we have been doing this schedule for the last 20+ years. our average time for these activities is between 1.5 to 3.0 hours. Every other month we attend our local training center with burn tower etc. to conduct sessions using hands on and building to build on our trainings    more...



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