Training Schedules

County Emergency Services Training

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Upcoming Classes:

2023 Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations HMFRO (01-09-0121) 095

Full Description: Prepares emergency responders to effectively and safely respond to and stabilize hazardous materials incidents from a defensive position. Meets the training requirements of OSHA 1910.120 for the first responder, both at the awareness and operations levels. Includes recognizing and identifying hazardous materials, classifications and the hazards of each class, transport vehicles and associated hazards, planning for incidents, personal protective equipment and its limitations, confinement methods and decontamination procedures. Case studies identify appropriate operational procedures. This course is also contained in the Firefighter I course.

Designed for: All Emergency Response Personnel

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Number: (01-09-0121) 095

Course Location(s): Sennett Fire Department 3526 Franklin Street Road Auburn, NY 13021

Training Dates: 3/20, 3/22, 3/27, 3/29 (1830 hrs.)

Prerequisites: Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) attached to your pre-registration.

Registration Dates: Closes on 3/20/2023

Available Seats: 24

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2023 Apparatus Operator - Pump (01-05-0005) - 194

Full Description: Offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant. Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.

Designed for: Fire service personnel

Course Length: 24 hours 

Course Number: (01-05-0005) - 194 

Course Location(s): Owasco Fire Department: 7174 Owasco Road, Auburn NY 13021

Training Dates: 4/18, 4/20, 4/25, 4/27, 5/02, 5/04, 5/06 Tuesdays and Thursdays 1830 Saturday 0900


BEFO 01-05-0084 or 2021 BEFO w/ HMFRO 01-05-0101

Training Authorization Letter (TAL) Attached to Registration 

Registration Dates: Closes on 4/18/2023

Available Seats: Minimum: 10 Maximum: 16

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2023 Traffic Incident Management System (01-15-0018) - 054

Full Description: The Strategic Highway Research Program developed a program, by responders—for responders, with the objective that nationally, responders acquire a common set of core competencies for traffic incident management. The process of coordinating resources of several different partner agencies and private sector companies to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents as quickly as possible to reduce the impacts of incidents on safety and congestion, while protecting the safety of on-scene responders and the traveling public. The safety of responders and motorists, quick response, and effective communications at traffic incident scenes are highlighted.

Designed for: All Emergency Response Personnel, Highway, Towing, and Traffic Management Professionals

Course Length: 8 hours 

Course Number: (01-15-0018) - 054 

Course Location(s): Weedsport Fire Department: 8892 South Street Weedsport, NY 13166 

Training Dates: 2/21/2023 and 2/28/2023 (1830 hrs.)

Prerequisites: Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) attached to your pre-registration. 

Registration Dates: Closes on 2/21/2023

Available Seats: Minimum: 10 Maximum: 24 

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2023 Firefighter Assist And Search Team (FAST) (01-05-0018) - 075

Full Description: The firefighter as a member of a FAST operation will identify the tools and staffing requirements for a FAST operation, develop a rescue plan for a missing, lost, or trapped firefighter; demonstrate rope search techniques, and demonstrate removing a firefighter/victim up a stairwell, up or down through a hole in a floor/roof, moving a downed firefighter out of a window, and lowering a firefighter down a ladder. This course requires students to perform a number of practical evolutions with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Designed for: Fire service personnel 

Course Length: 15 hours 

Course Number: (01-05-0018) - 075 

Course Location(s): Aurelius Fire Department 6320 Half Acre Road. Auburn NY 13021 

Training Dates: 1/31,2/7,2/9 and 2/11 (1830 hrs. Weekdays) (0800 Saturday)

Prerequisites: Firefighter 1, Firefighter Survival (Firefighter Self-Rescue), Signed Training Authorization Letter (TAL) attached to your pre-registration. 

Registration Dates: Closes on 1/31/2023 

Available Seats: 18 

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2023 Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations W/HMFRO (01-05-0101) - 163

Full Description: This course prepares new firefighters to operate in the exterior or non-IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus inspection and cylinder changing, fire department communications, building construction and fire behavior, modern fire control research, portable fire extinguishers, rope and knot tying, ground ladders, forcible entry, tactical ventilation theory, water supply, hose and fire streams, loss control, orientation to fire origin and cause determination, fire prevention and life safety initiatives, confined space awareness, an overview of first aid and buddy care, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations. 

Designed for: Fire department personnel who, for whatever reason, will not be classified as an interior structural firefighter.

Training Dates: 1/17/23, 1/31, 2/2, 2/7, 2/9, 2/14, 2/16, 2/21, 2/23, 2/25 (double session), 2/27, 3/2, 3/4, 3/9, 3/14, 3/16, 3/21, 3/23, 3/28, 3/30, 4/4, 4/6, 4/11, 4/13. Evening sessions are 1830 hours, Saturdays are 0800.

Prerequisites: Training Authorization Letter (TAL) must be attached at pre-registration

Registration Dates: 11/03/2022 - 01/17/2023

Training Location: Owasco Fire Department, 7174 Owasco Road, Owasco, NY

Reporting Instructions: A chief or training officer must be in attendance at orientation

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