Estes Valley Fire Academy

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Class #4 (2020)

The Estes Valley Fire Academy is structured in three sequential parts, allowing participants to train to their desired level of certification. 
     - Exterior Firefighter*
     - Interior Firefighter*
     - Hazardous Materials Operations*
     - DFPC Firefighter II
DFPC Firefighter I requires Exterior, Interior, AND HazMat Ops

Firefighter II (DFPC)

May 2021, various dates

This academy meets the DFPC FFII JPRs towards the full state certification. State written and practical will be administered at the end of academy

Live Fire JPRs, DFPC Firefighter I & Firefighter II

Sa 06/12

Participate in a Structure fire, Car fire and Gas fed fire to satisfy your FFI & FFII JPR's.

Firefighter I, Part I - Exterior

Start Th 08/12

Prepare firefighters for all exterior roles: defensive firefighting, MVC’s, FF safety/health, and support roles. 

Firefighter I, Part II - Interior (DFPC FFI)

Start Th 09/30

Building on the foundation of the Exterior Academy, add all interior fire roles. This academy meets the DFPC FFI JPRs.

Firefighter I, Part III - HazMat (DFPC HazMat Ops)

Start Th 12/02

Educate students on identification of and response to hazardous materials incidents.

Below are the schedules from 2020. We will update with the 2021 calendar as they are finalized, but this will give a sense of the programs. 


  • All courses meet Thursdays 18:00-22:00 and Saturdays 08:00-17:00 with weekly online assignments

  • The DFPC Firefighter I Certification requires successful completion of all three modules, proctored skills testing, and written exams

  • The DFPC Firefighter II Certification requires successful completion of all FFII JPRs covered in the class, proctored skills testing, and written exams

  • Students who miss more than 8 hours of any given module will be excused from the class

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