FF I National Certification Exam July 9, 2022

The Suffolk County Fire Academy will be hosting the Firefighter I National Certification Exam on July 9, 2022. The Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) is accredited by the National Board on Fire Service  Professional Qualifications (commonly known as “The Pro Board”) to certify individuals who have met the requirements of the professional qualification […]

Saving Your Own Culture

In this lecture, students will take away cutting-edge techniques of defeating VRP and patient movement using drags, carries, and the use of a Hasty Rescue Device (HRD). The “Saving Your Own Culture” lecture challenges the students to do a self-assessment of both their organization and members – Can they save one of their own? Two […]

Medal of Valor

Once again the Vocational Education and Extension Board will be considering nominees for its “Medal of Valor Awards” for meritorious actions performed 1/1/21 through 12/31/21. Every department has the opportunity to honor its firefighters by forwarding their nominees who are worthy of consideration for these awards. Please go to our download section for the criteria […]

2021 HM Refresher Closing Soon

The SCFA 2021 Annual Hazmat Refresher will be available until December 15th. The course will then be closed while year-end work to the site, and the 2022 version of the refresher is completed. The 2022 Annual Hazmat Refresher will be available January 2, 2022

2022 Fire Officer 1 Applications Are Now Available

The Suffolk County Fire Academy will be offering a Fire Officer I Course. The prerequisites are FFI, Introduction to Fire Officer, STICO, Engine Company Ops OR Ladder Company Ops. This is a hybrid course that requires extensive on-line work. Classroom sessions will be conducted at the Fire Academy on Tuesdays, 1-18, 1-25, 2-1, 2-8, 2-15, 2-22, 3-1 […]

E.M.S. Officer and Leadership Training

The Suffolk County Fire Academy Presents NEW E.M.S. Leadership Training This training will introduce you to basic leadership skills and give you the tools necessary to become a successful E.M.S. Leader/Officer! Classes are currently scheduled at the Suffolk County Fire Academy on September 28th and another hosted at  Central Islip – Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance beginning […]

Fire Police Field Day

Fire Police Field Day and Training will be held at the Suffolk County Fire Academy on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Training will include hands-on fire police training, resources available to fire departments and specialty response vehicles and a 30 minute basic fire police size-up lecture. This venue is open […]

Fire Police Refresher

The Suffolk County Fire Academy will be presenting a Fire Police Refresher Class on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Mastic Fire Department. Preregistration is required. (The class is listed under Fire Police in Open Enrollment and will open for registration on July 21st)