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Training

For question regarding the classes offered contact our training at 540-727-9624 or e-mail at training@ccvfra.org. You may download the registration form by clicking here or complete the form online by clicking the link below:

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If you have recently completed one of our training courses, please be sure to fill out the course evaluation by clicking on the link below:

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Training Mission Statement

The Primary mission of the Training Division of the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Culpeper County Office of Emergency Services is to prepare our volunteer fire and rescue departments to serve our community efficiently and effectively by every means possible, and to ensure safety for our fire and EMS providers while delivering this service. It is the further mission of this division to provide initial and on-going training, education and certification to fire and EMS personnel of Culpeper County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments, ensuring a competent, efficient and effective emergency response organization.

COES Joint Training

The Culpeper Office of Emergency Services has extended an invitation to CCVFRA companies to join them for their CE training courses. Please bring your CURRENT certification card or a very clear copy so it can be scanned in leu of bubble cards. All classes are geared for ALS and BLS providers awarding Category 1 credit for the area numbers listed. Contact Luke Nuar for any questions at 540-727-9624.

DATE TIME SUBJECT

Dec 6, 2016

09:00 - 16:00

Vary

     

In Station Training Drills

CCVFRA companies are invited to join Companies 1 and 2 for their in station training drills. The goal is to complete the drills on the 4th Thursday night of each month. The start time for drills will vary between 6:30 & 7:00 pm. The drills will likely be approximately 1.5-2 hours in length so as we do not over burden anyone due to work schedules for those members attending. Also, as mentioned - we will alternate months hosting so that each department can provide the instructor or contact person for the drill. As the program develops, other topics may be planned for future dates.

 

              Date                        Topic                              Time                        Location

  • November                    TBD                          TBD                       TBD

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING FEMA SPONSORED TRAINING!

FEMA has eliminated the use of the SSN for any individual attending training sponsored by FEMA, which includes the National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute.  For any course you are applying for after October 1, 2012 you must provide a Student Identification Number (SID).

 

To obtain a SID:

 

1) Register by going to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid

2) Click on the "Create Account" button on the left side of the screen

3) Follow the instructions and provide the necessary information to create your account.

Emergency Vehicle Operations Class 1,2,3
Dates:

Dec 10 & 11, 2016 8:00am-5:00pm

  • A course designed to enhance safe vehicle operation by stressing theory and principles of defensive driving in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Virginia Motor Vehicle laws pertinent to the operation of emergency vehicles is included in the course. This class is not designed to teach the student to drive, but rather to explain how emergency driving differs from non-emergency driving. Although some driving experience will be gained through the practical exercises it is strongly recommended that the student have adequate driving experience in the vehicle. The course requires 16 hours of instruction (100% attendance required for certification). ALL STUDENTS MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 18 YEARS OF AGE AT THE BEGINNING DATE OF THE COURSE AND HAVE A VALID UNRESTRICTED OPERATOR’S LICENSE

SPECIAL NOTES: Student manual will be furnished the first day of class.

Location:

Brandy Station VFD 19601 Church Road Brandy Station, VA
540-727-9624

Registration: Register Online

 

 

Hazardous Materials Awareness

 

Date: Nov 12, 2016   

          0800-1700

   
     
Location: Salem VFD    
     
Register Online    

 

 


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic (SPRING 2017)
Dates:

Feb 27,2017 Start date June 24,2017 End date

 

  • Must have a valid CPR Card as of Feb 27, 2017
  • All students must attend the Orientation first night. NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Classes held Monday & Thursday nights and two Saturdays a month
  • Manuals will be provided to each student. Students must have access to internet through computer or tablet outside of class to complete homework assignments.
  • Students must be 16 years of age as of February 27, 2017
  • Students under the age of 18 need a letter of recommendation from their chief
  • Students under the age of 18 or still enrolled in High School MUST bring a parent to orientation - NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Students not affiliated with a Culpeper Fire or Rescue Department cost for class is $650
  • Class will be held at Salem VFD Station 8 on Monday Night and Saturdays. Thursday night class will be held at Station 11 Culpeper Rescue. Weekday classes are 18:30 - 21:30 and Weekend classes are 09:00 - 17:00.
Location: Salem VFD &    Culpeper Rescue
Registration: Register Online

Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Operation (STICO)

Dates:

Dec 3, 2016 0800-1700 Dec 4, 2016 0800-1700


•Course Description:
Changes in modern building design and materials have altered the nature of structure fires, with modern homes able to reach flashover eight times faster than homes built 50 years ago. Firefighters are being challenged by different fire ground hazards due to today’s more open floor plans and the use of synthetic materials in furniture and building products. These changes have made structure fires more deadly than ever before and call into question traditional firefighting tactics. With what has been brought to light by UL and NIST, this NFA-STICO training program provides an educational opportunity through a combination of lecture, illustrations, group discussions/activities, case studies, and computer generated simulations. This program is essential for all levels of fire service personnel. It provides the necessary information and basic skills to recognize how and why science and the fire service have joined forces to adjust and enhance firefighting tactics. Firefighter safety and building occupant survivability are our primary responsibilities and key elements for this training program.

Location:

 

 

 

Prerequisites:

Culpeper E-911 Center 14022 Public Safety Ct Culpeper,VA 22701 540-727-9624

 

  • NIMS 100,200,700
Registration: Register Online

 

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