The 15th Annual Firefighter Weekend and the 2017 GA Firefighter Memorial (9/15-9/17) have been canceled due to possible effects of Hurricane Irma on
the Georgia Fire Service. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Georgia Fire Academy invites you to attend the 15th Annual Georgia State Firefighters Weekend on September 15-17, 2017. All classes below will be offered on-campus at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Registration must be completed online through staging.gpstc.org.
Note: Classes not meeting minimum enrollment 30 days prior to the start date may be canceled.
All students MUST be preregistered for classes and meet any applicable prerequisites.
All classes start promptly at 8:00am.
Courses listed below will meet at the Fire Fighter Complex:
Pressurized Container Fire Control, September 16, FFAA17457
Firefighter Self Rescue and Mayday, September 16, FFAI17456
Structural Fire Control, September 16-17, FFAA17454
Handling Flammable Combustible Liquid Incidents, September 16-17, FFAA17458
Pressurized Container Fire Control, September 17, FFAA17459
Firefighter Self Rescue and Mayday, September 17, FFAI17578
Courses listed below will meet at the Main Academic Complex:
Introduction to Color/Honor Guard, September 13-16, FFAA17579
*Combination and Volunteer Quality Management (see note below), September 15-17, FFAA17577
Essentials of Chaplaincy, September 16-17, FFAA17453
Preparation for Initial Company Operations, September 16-17, FFAA17631
Who Protects Firefighters from Firefighters, September 16-17, FFAA17634
Self Defense for Firefighter/EMT, September 16, FFAA17455
Self Defense for Firefighter/EMT, September 17, FFAA17460
*NOTE: Combination and Volunteer Quality Management will meet Friday 6:00 pm-10:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
All information, including course descriptions and prerequisites, can be found by clicking the Course Numbers above.
Registration must be completed online.
The Georgia Firefighter Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 am. We encourage all members of the fire service and their families, as well as the general public, to attend this ceremony honoring fallen fire fighters of Georgia.