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Pre-register to receive the webinar address and other participation instructions for an upcoming webinar. All webinars are free-of-charge.

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Interested in presenting an On-Fire Leadership Webinar? We set the stage. You bring your best effort, a good topic and engage our audience. Email Chief John Oprandy for more information.

IAFC Legislative Update

This webinar will help fire chiefs prepare to meet with their Congressional members and educate them about the legislative priorities of the fire and emergency service.

National VWS Diversity and Inclusion Program Overview

This webinar explains IAFC’s National Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) initiative to improve volunteer recruitment and retention by creating a more diverse and inclusive fire service.

Surviving the Job

The purpose of this webinar is to provide real world advice and examples of how to implement change at your department.

Succession Planning: Are You Ready to Move On?

This course will offer insight into the importance of proper succession planning as well as steps to create a successful plan for your department.

Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer: 6-11

Today, the science is there and we all know as a fact what cancer is doing to and in the fire and emergency service family. This is our call to action, and there's no time more important than now to take personal responsibility to act.

Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer: 1-5

In this first of two webinars, VCOS & NVFC presenters outlined five of the eleven best practices for preventing firefighter cancer.
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Chief 101

Self-Paced Online
Interactive training for chief-level officers to effectively execute roles and responsibilities of volunteer department leadership positions.
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Overcoming Cultural Barriers for a More Inclusive Volunteer Workforce

Self-Paced
Strategies for engaging, recruiting and retaining volunteers from diverse backgrounds and communities
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A Practical Approach to Diversity and Inclusion in the Volunteer Fire Service

Self-Paced
Learn how to build a diverse and inclusive department that accurately reflects your community
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Barriers to Volunteering: How a Traditional Approach is Limiting Your Department

Self-Paced
Learn ways to recruit new members from untapped pockets of your community.
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National Safety Culture Change Initiative

Self-Paced Online
Hour-long online course to help identify and mitigate individual and organizational behaviors that adversely impact firefighter health and safety
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Fire Dynamics Terminology

Self-Paced Online
Hour-long online course overviewing new fire dynamics terms like heat flux, flow path and more, and their science-based definitions.
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Structural Firefighting Research

Self-Paced Online
Hour-long online course examining horizontal, vertical, natural and mechanical ventilation as well as wind-driven fires.
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Hydrogen Response Considerations

Self-Paced Online
This 2-hour, 4-module online course focuses on basic education on hydrogen fuels.
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Propane Emergencies

Self-Paced Online
This web-based training course expands awareness of critical response information and issues related to propane hazards
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Ethanol Emergencies Training

Self-Paced Online
Online course on ethanol fuels incident response including the use, characteristics, transportation modes, transfer operations, basics of foam, tactics and strategies, and environmental issues
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Rural Response to Rail Incidents

Self-Paced
This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.