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Course and Event Schedule

Tentative class schedule for 2022 is now posted.   All classes are being held at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida except for the classes starting on Wednesday and Thursday. For classes starting on Wednesday or Thursday, please report to the location indicated below. Classroom assignments for all other classes will be given to you when you check-in on Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, or Sunday morning in the Student Services Center, 1st Floor. Lunch will be provided at no charge on Campus in Student Services Center on Saturday and Sunday from 11:45am till 1 pm. The Banquet on Saturday evening will be in the Parish Life Center at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church located at 1200 Valparaiso Blvd. in Niceville from 6 pm till 8:30 pm. By request from the Church, please do not arrive before 6pm. Opening ceremony starts promptly at 6:30 pm.

  
 

Wednesday, September 14, through Sunday, September 18, 2022

Fire Service Course Delivery – 8 am till 5 pm
(Classroom located at Nutrition Center Dinning Room, 202-A N. Hwy 85, Niceville)

Apparatus Operations – 8 am till 5 pm 
(Classroom located at Comfort Suites, 148 John Sims Pkwy W, Niceville)

Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I – 8 am till 5 pm

(Classroom located at Best Western, 106 Bayshore Dr., Niceville)

S-130/S-190/L-180 – 8 am till 5 pm
(Classroom located at Emergency Operations Center, 90 E. College Blvd., Niceville) (Preference given to Florida FF I Students)  

Thursday, September 15 through Friday, September 16, 2022

Florida Firefighter I Skills Second Signature Sign Off – 8 am till 5 pm (Class located Ft. Walton Beach FD Sta. 7, 1968 Lewis Turner Blvd., Ft. Walton Beach, FL) Check-in will be on 9/14/2022 from 6:30p till 7:30p, and 9/15/2022 from 6:30a till 7:30a in the Lobby/Breakfast area of Comfort Suites. (For FF I Students Only)

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Mental Health & Resiliency – 6pm till 10pm (Best Western Conference Room, 106 Bayshore Dr., Niceville, FL)

Friday, September 16, 2022

Rehab Operations – 6pm till 10pm
Meth Labs/Grow Houses – 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm
Grant Writing – 6pm till 10pm
Recognizing Signs of Human Trafficking for First Responders – 6:30pm till 8:30pm (NEW)
ISO – Public Protection Classification – 6pm till 10pm 
Left Seat Tips and Tactics – 6:30p till 9p (NEW)

FL215, Fire Operations in Wildland Urban Interface (Day 1 of 3) (NEW)


FFCA Volunteer Fire Officer Section Meeting – 7 pm, NW FL State College, Bldg. 400, Room 308/309

Saturday, September 17, 2022

8 am till 12 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Propane Emergencies (NEW) 
The Tactical Engine (NEW)

Foam Applications for Ethanol Based Fires  (NEW)  (aka Foam Based Fire Attack)
It’s Not the Fire that will Burn You 

VEIS (NEW)

1:00 pm till 5:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Photovoltaic/Solar Farm Safety Firefighter Water Rescue
VEIS (NEW) 

Cancer Awareness
Propane Emergencies (NEW)
The Tactical Engine (NEW) Left Seat Tips and Tactics (NEW)

8:00 am till 5:00 pm Classes
Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (Day 1 of 2)
UF Large Animal Rescue Awareness Course 

Engine Operations: From Hydraulics to Hose Streams (Day 1 of 2)
Live Fire Evolutions (FF I Students Only) (Class starts Friday, 9/16 @ 6 pm CDT(Day 1 of 2)  
New Vehicle Technology and Extrication
Beyond Hoses and Helmets (Day 1 of 2) 
Water Tender/ Rural Water Supply (Day 1 of 2)
Firefighting with Limited Resources (NEW)
EMR/First Responder Refresher (Day 1 of 2) (NEW) 

NFA First Responder Fire Investigation (Day 1 of 2) (NEW)
Lost Person Search Management 
FL215, Fire Operations in Wildland Urban Interface (Day 2 of 3)
Low Angle Terrain (NEW) 

Sunday, September 18, 2022

8:00 am till 12:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Mental Health and Resilency 
Foam Applications for Ethanol Based Fires (NEW) (aka Foam Based Fire Attack)
Animal First Aid
VEIS (NEW)

Natural Gas Emergency Response 


1:00 pm till 5:00 pm Classes
Firefighter Suicide Awareness   Canceled
Animal First Aid
Aircraft Incident Management 
Strutural Collapse Awareness

8:00 am till 5:00 pm Classes
Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (Day 2 of 2)
FL215, Fire Operations in Wildland Urban Interface (Day 3 of 3)
Engine Operations: From Hydraulics to Hose Streams (Day 2 of 2)
Lost Person Behavior  
Live Fire Evolutions (For FF I Students Only)(Day 2 of 2)
Beyond Helmets and Hoses (Day 2 of 2)
UTV/ATV Safety 
Water Tender/Rural Water Supply (Day 2 of 2)
New Car Technology and Extrication
EMR/First Responder Refresher (Day 2 of 2) 
Low Angle Terrain Rescue (NEW)
NFA First Reponder Fire Investigation (Day 2 of 2)
Firefighting with Limited Resources (NEW)