Training Resources

Bucks County Community College Course Schedule

Bucks County Community College Course Registration Form

Harrisburg Area Community College Course Schedule

Harrisburg Area Community College Course Registration Form

Lancaster County Public Safety Training Course Schedule

Lancaster County Public Safety Training Course Registration Form

Berks County Fire Training Committee Web Site

Individuals interested in attending any classes should submit a completed registration form to the Fire Commissioner.  Personnel are also required to submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner at completion of the course.

 

On-line Access to Working Fire Videos

Personnel who do not have the WBFD-specific username and password should contact the Fire Commissioner for the information.

 

FEMA Independent Study Website 

Use the link above to access IS courses such as IS-700 & 800 and ICS-100 & 200 courses.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

NFA On-Line

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training from the National Fire Academy.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

Fire Investigator Training

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training from the International Association of Arson Investigators.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

Responder Safety

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training for traffic management and responder highway and roadway safety.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

Fire Hero Learning Network

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training for firefighter safety, operations and community relations.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

McNeil & Company E-Learning

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training on first aid, EMS, fire, safety and other topics.  Interested personnel must create a user account on the website.  Personnel will also need to contact the Fire Commissioner for an access code.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.

 

PA Prepared LMS System

Use the link above to access FREE on-line training for continuing education credits for PA Department of Health Certifications.  Even if you do not require the Con-Ed, there a still a wealth of courses in a variety of topics.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.


Underwriters Laboratory (UL) On-Line Training

Use the link above to access FREE training developed by UL in topics such as fire safety, building construction, and other non-fire-service-related topics.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.


Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium

Use the link above to access FREE training on emergency management, terrorism preparedness and homeland security classes.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.


MetEd/UCAR On-line Training

Use the link above to access FREE training wildland fire topics, include the S290 class and other fire and emergency management related classes.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.


St. Joseph's University/VFIS On-Line Training

Use the link above to access training (some are free and others are fee based) on recruitment and retention in the fire service, safety, and vehicle operations.  Personnel who complete any of these classes should submit a copy of their certificate of completion to the Fire Commissioner.


Modern Fire Behavior

Use the link above to access training and materials covering recent research conduct by NIST, UL, and the FDNY concerning the new challenges with modern fire behavior.


New York University Polytechnic Institute

Use the link above to access training and materials covering modern fire behavior, wind driven fires and fires in residential structures.


LSU Virtual TRADEing Post

Use the link above to access the LSU TRADE website which contains an extraordinary amount of lesson plans, power points, and other documents covering a wide variety of topics related to the fire, EMS and emergency management fields.


The following YouTube Channels have been provided to distribute training materials on various fire department operations;

International Society of Fire Service Instructors

UL Firefighter Safety

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Fire Engineering

International Association of Fire Chiefs

National Volunteer Fire Council

FEMA

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Fire Department Training Network