Niceville, FL 32578, USA
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Course and Event Schedule

Tentative class schedule listed below and subject to change.   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.

COVID-19 UPDATEThe only classes offered this year are S130/S190, Firefighter Skills Sign-offs, and Live Fire Evolutions. All other classes are canceled. If possible, some of the classes maybe offered at a later date.  Classes will not be held at NW Florida State College this year. Lunch on Saturday and Sunday will be provided at your classroom location.
PLEASE NOTE:  All students and instructors will be required to wear mask in class and when social distancing is not possible, complete daily COVID-19 Questionairre, and daily temperature checks.  


Banquet Update – Due to unforeseen circumstances and for the safety of our students, vendors, volunteers, and staff, the Saturday night banquet has been canceled.  
 

Wednesday, September 16, through Sunday, September 20, 2020

Company Officer – 8 am till 5 pm
(Classroom located at Best Western, 106 Bayshore Dr., Niceville)

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

Incident Safety Officer – 8 am till 5 pm

(Classroom located at Emergency Operations Center, 90 E. College Blvd., Niceville)

S-130/S-190/L-180 – 8 am till 5 pm
(Classroom located at City of Valparaiso Commuinty Room) (Preference given to Florida FF I Students)  

Thursday, September 17 through Friday, September 18, 2020

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 9/16/2020 from 6:30p till 7:30p, and 9/17/2020 from 6:30a till 7:30a in the Lobby/Breakfast area of Comfort Suites. (For FF I Students Only)Scholarships Available

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Firefighter Suicide Awareness – 6pm till 10pm (Holiday Inn Express, 106 Bayshore Dr., Niceville, FL)

Friday, September 18, 2020

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 – 7p till 9p (NEW)

I300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (Day 1 of 3) (NEW)


FFCA Volunteer Fire Officer Section Meeting – 6:30 pm, NW FL State College, Bldg. 400, Room 308/309

Firefighter Cancer Cohort Study by University of Miami needs You! – 2 Different Focus Groups (Baseline Cancer Survey and General Occupational Health & Safety)  Starts at 6:30pm Bldg 400, Room 306.  Click Here for Flyer and more information.  Visit them at their Booth during the Event. 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

8 am till 12 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Cancer Awareness (NEW) 
The Tactical Engine (NEW)

First Due, What Line?   
It’s Not the Fire that will Burn You (NEW)

Explosive Awareness and Recognition
Photovoltaic/Solar Farm Safety 

1:00 pm till 5:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Photovoltaic/Solar Farm Safety 
First Due, What Line?
It’s Not the Fire that will Burn You (NEW)

Explosive Awareness and Recognition
Firefighter Water Rescue & Survival
The Tactical Engine (NEW)

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

Engine Operations: From Hydraulics to Hose Streams (Day 1 of 2)
Live Fire Evolutions (FF I Students Only) (Class starts Friday, 9/18 @ 6 pm CDT) Scholarships Available (Day 1 of 2)  
New Vehicle Technology and Extrication
Beyond Hoses and Helmets (Day 1 of 2) (NEW) – Scholarships avaialable
Water Tender/ Rural Water Supply (Day 1 of 2)

Modern Fire Attack (a.k.a. ISFSI – SLICERS Program) (NEW, 4/9/20)

State Emergency Response Plan (NEW)
Lost Person Search Management
I300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (Day 2 of 3)
Hazardous Materials Operations (Day 1 of 2) (NEW)
Mass Casualty Incident Triage (NEW)

Sunday, September 20, 2020

8:00 am till 12:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Mental Health and Resilency (NEW)
Post Blast Awareness (NEW) Tentively
Animal First Aid
Health Concerns for Todays Firefighters

First Due, What Line?
Natural Gas Emergency Response 


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

8:00 am till 5:00 pm Classes
Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (Day 2 of 2)
I300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (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
Hazardous Materials Operations (Day 2 of 2)