IAFC Academy

Academy is a mobile-friendly learning management system offering a spectrum of training options to the public safety sector through self-paced online courses, instructor-led training, and combination coursework.

Current IAFC Academy Courses

Hazardous Materials

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    Propane Awareness Training for Specialist Employees
    Self paced
    Online
    This web-based training course expands awareness of critical response information and issues related to propane hazards.
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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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    Ethanol Emergency Response
    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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    Whole Community Planning for Disaster
    Self paced
    Online
    This course will provide information on why/how community organizations and others can participate in inclusive emergency planning processes to improve resiliency.
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    Regional Rail Response
    Self paced
    Online
    This course provides foundational knowledge to recognize fundamental propane characteristics, risks, regulations, safety, and indications of potential propane-related emergencies.
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    Rural Response to Rail Incidents
    Self paced
    Online
    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.

Leadership

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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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    It's Your Turn: Scenarios for Developing Inclusive Teams
    Self paced
    Online
    The Franklin Fire Department is diverse, but is it inclusive? The newest recruits are taking some heat and are depending on your support to help ease their transition.
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    Bridging the Multigenerational Divide in Your Department
    Self paced
    Online
    Learn to recognize generational biases, identify how biases impact interpersonal communications, and ultimately be a good agent for change.
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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.

Research

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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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    Increased Thermal Hazards Wind-Driven Fires
    Self paced
    Online
    Students will learn about research-based tactics and principles including flow path, size-up, and thermal hazards associated with structure fires.
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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.

Wildland

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