Opportunities to expand the firefighters training and education abound outside of the Fire Department station if you know where to look. Online training will be considered for meeting department required CEU's if proper documentation is submitted to the Training Officer. But it's up to the individual to visit these online resources, set up an individual account, and carve out the time to take the courses. The following examples are just a few of the online training opportunities that's available at the individuals discretion. Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to suggest a new resource for this page.
FEMA requires all students to set up a student ID account before you can take any course. You will need to print and save your student ID for future reference.
After registering, a student can review the list of available courses from the Emergency Management Institute. Examples would include, ICS 100, 200, 700, 800, however there are a large amount of courses that are available online.
A government database that keeps up to date statewide training opportunities both online and in-person. Course availability changes frequently and you can be notified by email of new opportunities.
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium
Developed by Eastern Kentucky University and recognized by FEMA.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Nationally recognized organization that promotes the wellbeing of individuals within the First Responder service community.
The Responder Safety Learning Network
The Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association provides resources for individuals and organizations on self-care, traffic incident management (TIMS), scene safety, and can provide a U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration recognized certificate of National TIM Training.
National Wildfire Coordinating Group
For those who like to live on the wild side, the NWCG has a multitude of courses related to Wildfire service.
Crisis Response Training - KLOVE
Free courses for mental, emotional and spiritual first aid as well as critical incident stress management.
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