The Firefighter I and Firefighter I/II program locations, start dates, and orientation dates for this year are as follows.  Draft schedules are also available on our website as they become available.


Firefighter I Locations:    

Middlebury Fire Station - Orientation - Thursday, September 6 at 1830 


        Application Deadline: August 23, 2018

Lyndonville Fire Station - Orientation - Wednesday, September 5 at 1830

        Application Deadline: August 22, 2018 

Proctorsville Fire Station - Orientation - Monday, August 27 at 1800

        DRAFT SCHEDULE        

        Application Deadline: August 13, 2018

Newbrook Fire Station - Newfane - Thursday, September 6 at 1800


        Application Deadline: August 23, 2018

Vermont Fire Academy - Pittsford - Monday, September 10 at 1800

        DRAFT SCHEDULE     

Application Deadline: August 27, 2018    


Firefighter I/II Locations:

Bennington Village Fire Station - Wednesday, September 5 at 1800

        DRAFT SCHEDULE      

Application Deadline: August 22, 2018  

Williston Fire Station - Tuesday, September 11 at 1800


        Application Deadline: August 28, 2018 

Williamstown Fire Station - Tuesday, September 4 at 1800


        Application Deadline: August 21, 2018   


More information, including orientation dates and class meeting nights will be announced on our website as they become available.


Click here for a General admission application form or you can download one from our website and submit it for the program you want to attend. The capacity limit is 40 and the minimum is 15 students per program, admission will be determined by the date your application is received, with priority given to adult firefighters who are members of a Vermont Fire Department. 


REMINDER: Applicants who have already completed any of the classes listed below and do not wish to repeat the class within the Firefighter program, must submit the respective course completion certificate/card to the Vermont Fire Academy by the application deadline. 

-         CPR (current through to completion of requested Firefighter program)

-         First Aid (current through to the completion of the requested Firefighter program)

-         ICS 100 (taken within the last 10 years)

-         ICS 200 (taken within the last 10 years) - Firefighter I/II program only

-         VFIS or National Traffic Incident Management (within the last 10 years)

-         Hazardous Material Operations (within 2 editions of the current standard)

-         Wildland (within the last 10 years)


We will not accept any additional documentation after the application deadline. If we don’t receive any of the above, students will be expected to attend the class when it is offered within the program.


Student manuals are not returnable after Orientation. The sponsoring department will be charged for the cost of the student manual if a student fails to complete the program.


Students must be 18 years of age at the start date of the program that they are enrolling in.


Please feel free to contact the Vermont Fire Academy with any questions that you may have. 


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