Apply now for Victoria Fire Department’s Civilian Fire Academy

Apply now for Victoria Fire Department’s Civilian Fire Academy

Victoria – Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a firefighter or a paramedic and what they do? The City of Victoria Fire Department is now accepting applications for its Civilian Fire Academy Class #11 and community members will have an opportunity to learn all about the Victoria Fire Department. The Academy is offered free to participants.

The Academy will be held from September through October 2018.

Topics include:

Victoria Fire Department Overview
Incident Command System
Victoria Civilian Fire Academy Alumni Association Overview
Apparatus familiarization
Emergency Medical Service Overview/Demonstration
Fire and Arson Investigations
Search and Rescue
High Angle/Rappelling
Hazardous Materials Program
Extrication Demonstration
Fire Hoses
Hands on activities, including fire extinguishers, communication exercises, CPR certification and rappelling, just to name a few.

Applications are currently accepting for the eighth Civilian Fire Academy and deadline to apply is August 20, 2018.

Class size is limited to 15 participants. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a City of Victoria resident. Applications are available online click here for more information.