Niceville, FL 32578, USA

Course and Event Schedule

Tentative class schedule for 2024 is posted below!   All classes are being held at TBD 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 Community Center at OTC. Lunch will be provided at no charge on Campus in Community 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 18, through Sunday, September 22, 2024

Wednesday thru Friday – 

(Classroom located at Nutrition Center Dining Room, 202-A N. Hwy 85, Niceville)

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

(Classroom located at Emergency Operations Center, 90 E. College Blvd., Niceville) (Preference given to Florida FF I Students)  

Thursday, September 19 through Friday, September 20, 2024

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 9/13/2023 from 6:30p till 7:30p, and 9/14/2023 from 6:30a till 7:30a in the Lobby/Breakfast area of Comfort Suites. (For FF I Students Only)

Thursday, September 19, 2024

Friday, September 20, 2024

Rehab Operations – 6pm till 10pm
Fentynal Exposure Awareness – 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm
Grant Writing – 6pm till 10pm
ISO Schedule Rating for Fire Departments – 6pm till 8:30pm

FFCA Volunteer Fire Officer Section Meeting – 7 pm, TBD

Saturday, September 21, 2024

8 am till 12 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Ethics in the Fire Service
Mental Health Awareness

1:00 pm till 5:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Cancer Awareness
Smoke Reading 101 (NEW) 

8:00 am till 5:00 pm Classes
Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (Day 1 of 2)
S130/S190/L180 (Blended Version) (Day 1 of 2) Preference given to Florida FFI Students
NFA New Fire Chief: ?? (NEW) (Day 1 of 2)

Engine Operations: From Hydraulics to Hose Streams (Day 1 of 2)
Live Fire Evolutions (FF I Students Only) (Class starts Friday, 9/15 @ 6 pm CDT(Day 1 of 2)  
Water Tender/ Rural Water Supply (Day 1 of 2)
Firefighting with Limited Resources
Tactics and Decision for First Arriving Officers (NEW)
State Emergency Response Plan (NEW)

Sunday, September 22, 2024

8:00 am till 12:00 pm Classes
Rehab Operations
Mental Health and Resilency 
Animal First Aid

1:00 pm till 5:00 pm Classes
Animal First Aid

8:00 am till 5:00 pm Classes
Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (Day 2 of 2) 
S130/S190/L180 (Blended Version) (Day 2 of 2)
Engine Operations: From Hydraulics to Hose Streams (Day 2 of 2)
Live Fire Evolutions (For FF I Students Only)(Day 2 of 2)
NFA New Fire Chief: ?? (NEW) (Day 2 of 2)
Water Tender/Rural Water Supply (Day 2 of 2)
Tactics and Decision for First Ariving Officers (NEW)