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Below are the classes being offered through the Fire Service Training Bureau in the coming months:


Open Enrollment Classes

Fire Officer I - Waterloo (November 2017)

Instructor II - Ames (December 2017)

Instructor I - Harlan (January 2018)

Instructor I - Marion (January 2018)

Instructor I - Waterloo (February 2018)

Fire Officer I - Cedar Rapids (March 2018)


Annual State Fire School

94th Annual State Fire School

February 24-25, 2018


Save the Dates!!

95th Annual State Fire School: February 22-24, 2019

96th Annual State Fire School: February 21-23, 2020

97th Annual State Fire School: February 19-21, 2021

98th Annual State Fire School: February 25-27, 2022

99th Annual State Fire School: February 24-26, 2023

100th Annual State Fire School: February 23-25, 2024

101st Annual State Fire School: February 21-23, 2025


Arson/Fire Investigation School

Save the Date - March 19-30, 2018


Volunteer Fire Chief's Workshop

Save the Date - March 17, 2018


Iowa Association of Professional Chiefs


Live Fire Skills


Hazardous Materials Symposium


Instructor Conference

Instructor Conference Brochure/Registration Form

IaSFSI Membership Registration Form


National Fire Academy Courses

National Fire Academy Direct Delivery and Regional Delivery courses are also coordinated and provided through the Fire Service Training Bureau. The Fire Service Training Bureau schedules and facilitates these courses for the Iowa Fire Service. A portion of the courses are usually held at the Annual State Fire School. Some are hosted as weekend activities at the Training Bureau, and some are offered to our Community College partners to be held in conjunction with their Regional Fire Schools, or as stand alone activities.


Regional Deliveries

Direct Deliveries

General Admissions Application

Instructions for Obtaining a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number

Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth (F0646) - December 7 & 8, 2017

Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking (F0647) - Jan. 18 & 19, 2018

Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (F0648) - Feb. 8 & 9, 2018

Youth Firesetter Program Manager (F0634) - March 3 & 4, 2018

Regional Fire Schools

The Fire Service Training Bureau cooperates with several community colleges and their planning committees regarding regional fire schools. The Bureau offers courses, certification exams, and sets up the Iowa Fire Service Bookstore, to make the latest in training manuals and videos available to the regional fire school attendees.

State & Regional Fire Schools Schedule

Annual State Fire School, Ames - February 24-25, 2018

WIT/Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School, Sioux City - March 9-11, 2018

Indian Hills Regional Fire School, Ottumwa - Save the Date: March 17, 2018

Quad County/Hawkeye Community College Fire School, Waterloo

CITA/Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids - Save the Date: Sept. 21-23, 2018

Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference and Fire School, Dubuque

NATA Brochure, Fort Dodge - Save the Date: November 3 & 4, 2018


Other Training Opportunities

Special Training Opportunity offered by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors - "Safe Law Enforcement Operations on the Fire Ground" November 18, 2017

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) Scholarship Application

Principles of Modern Fire Attack: SLICE-RS

ICS Classes

Iowa Pipeline Association Responder Safety Training

Annual Iowa Pipeline Awareness Program

Iowa Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment & Retention Project

NFIRS Fire Bridge End-User Training

Pipeline Training for First Responders (Awareness, Operations, & Tech. Level)

Transcaer Training: Anhydrous Ammonia Tour




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