Course Offerings

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, courses will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Any courses cancelled due to the pandemic will receive a full refund to registered students. Any courses on this page are still on as scheduled until otherwise update. Thank you for your understanding. 

June 12, 2020

While many disciplines are important in the fire service, many cannot be performed without gaining entry into the fire building. Performing forcible entry can be an efficient skill that appears to be a non-event.  Or it can be an embarrassing moment that is filled with stress and anxiety as the engine is waiting to advance to the fire.  In this 8-hour course you will learn the street-smart techniques to make you successful in areas such as; conventional forcible entry, unconventional forcible entry to include hasp & staples, slide bolts, chain and padlocks, etc, through the lock entry, burglar bar removal, rotary saw entry, concrete wall breaching, rollup door entry and more. From door size-up to door removal you will learn many “tricks” that will make your entry a more simple and efficient task. After this course you will be supplied with an arsenal of skills awaiting your next forcible entry!

$100 with lunch provided

July 10, 2020

There can never be enough second means of egress to make our fire scenes safer and provide for a more productive work place. In this 8-hour course, we will train on conventional and unconventional ground ladder skills in its entirety. Starting with ladder facts, we quickly proceed to: multiple ladder raises including; marquee and shoot raise, ally raise, upside down balcony raise, rope butt, chicken wing, etc. Moving on to; ground ladder victim removals from windows and roofs, hoisting, climbing techniques, alternative leg and arm locks, and more… All sections will conclude in various micro-scenarios to allow the student the ability to apply learned material in realistic time sensitive situations.  After this course you will feel free of “ladder intimidation” and will find yourself throwing more ground ladders than ever before. Thus creating a safer fire scene for you and your members.

$75 with lunch provided

August 13, 2020

Estes Valley Fire Academy

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