Training the Best for the Worst!
Middletown Township Fire Department
Normandy Road (US NAVY)
News & Announcements
05.12.13 Principles of Technical
Rescue is Full
04.23.13 Truck Company Operations
04.21.13 Advanced SCBA & Air
Management Course a Success
04.09.13 Semester Courses are Almost
Those in need of CPR & AED training should sign up for the May 18th class.
Confined Space Awareness can be obtained on April 23rd.
03.14.13 Advanced SCBA & Air
Management is Full
03.10.13 New Training Tip
03.07.13 Course Openings
Captain Don DeRogatis will introduce you to the subject of Rapid Intervention on Wednesday March 13th in our Rapid Intervention Awareness course.
Captain Dave D'Arcy will guide you to become a more confident SCBA user by expanding your limitations and pushing you to your limits in our Advanced SCBA & Air Management course.
Several of our best instructors will deliver in our Truck Company Operations course. Content focuses on the primary functions of the Truck Company in our hands on approach to this course.
02.24.13 New Training Tip
02.23.13 Spring Firefighter 1 Course
02.16.13 New Training Tip
Captain David A. D'Arcy provides a look at two important aspects of thermal imaging technology. Read more.
02.13.13 Thermal Imaging Course
Last night nineteen students from around the County with various levels of experience sat in on the lecture and participated in the TIC workshop. With a focus on the technology behind the TIC, applications and techniques those in attendance left class feeling more confident in the TIC's abilities and their own to effectively use it. Mission accomplished. Look for a new Training Tip on this subject later this week.
02.09.13 NJ Boating Safety Class IS ON.
Tomorrow's course (#13-1701-03) is on as scheduled. The academy roadways, parking lot and walkways have been cleared of snow. Enrolled students should report to the West classroom by 0800 hours.
02.04.13 Fire Officer 1 Gets Underway
Students from all over the County took the first step in their education on the officer level. These students will complete their training on March 6th when they challenge the State certification exam.
02.01.13 New Firefighter 1 Course Page
We've created a new page for Firefighter 1 Recruits and Company Officers to use as a resource during the course. Users will find up to date schedules, reference materials and links to be used by Recruits for their education. The page link has been added to the navigation bar on the left of our website.
01.17.13 Principles of Technical Rescue Dates
We are pleased to announce the confirmation for the dates of our Principles of Technical Rescue course (Course # 13-1201-19). Click here for more information.
Kevin Fitzhenry and Don DeRogatis will guide you through a review of the rescue disciplines and train you to perform all of the rope techniques in NFPA 1006. This course is a prerequisite for all of our Technical Rescuer series courses. Don't waste a great opportunity to enhance your rescue disciplines.
dates and times are as follows:
01.02.13 New Firefighter 1 Course Registration Package
This year we are following a similar protocol also being introduced by the Monmouth County Fire Academy. We are implementing a new registration process for Recruits enrolling in the Firefighter 1 course. A comprehensive package has been drafted and must be used for enrollment. Company and Chief Officers must ensure this package is completed in its entirety.
Be advised if you downloaded this form prior to 2100 this date, the form was corrupt during printing and is missing two lines of data. Please discard that version of the file and use the one uploaded here now. Click here to download the new file.
01.02.13 New Year Brings New Training Opportunity
Happy New Year! The Training Academy would like to wish a safe and healthy 2013 to everyone. We are eager to see you all at the training academy for another great year of fire service training.
We are pleased to announce the release of the 2013 Winter/Spring Course Catalog. We are confident our offerings will meet your training needs. The semester kicks off on February 2nd with the Annual Refresher. Register early and often to take advantage. Click here to download the 2013 Winter/Spring Catalog or go to the Courses page for more information.
released is our newly revised Subscription Service. We have designed
a series of packages to meet the needs of any Company or Department
12.29.12 New Plans & Programs Director Appointed
Thomas Wieczerzak was appointed to the vacant position. Tom is an experienced member of the fire service and well seasoned staff member. His primary responsibilities will include facility and staff scheduling and HR for the instructor staff. Good luck Tom.
11.25.12 Fall Firefighter 1 Class Graduates
After 3 1/2 months, over 180 hours of training, a hurricane and a two week delay in training, the Firefighters of the Fall 2012 Firefighter 1 class finally graduated.
The future is sure to hold good things for these new Firefighters. We wish you all the best of luck. Stay safe, keep training.
Please use the new Registration Package for the Firefighter 1 Course.
Healthcare Provider (CPR & AED) is May 18th.
Principles of Technical Rescue begins May 29th.
Register early and often for the Winter/Spring Semester. Click here for the Course Catalog.
Submit your Student Registration Forms as early as possible to ensure enrollment in semester courses.Student Registration Form NJ Division of Fire Safety
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