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Advanced Level Courses

Instructor I - Waukee (October 5 & 6 and 12 & 13, 2019)

Fire Officer I - Sioux City (November 1-3 and 22-24, 2019)


Annual State Fire School - Save the Dates!!

96th Annual State Fire School: February 29 - March 1, 2020

97th Annual State Fire School: February 27-28, 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


Volunteer Fire Chief's Workshop


Iowa Association of Professional Chiefs


Hazardous Materials Symposium

Save the Date: October 31, 2019


Instructor Conference

Save the Date: December 6 & 7, 2019

IaSFSI Membership Registration Form


Iowa Traffic Incident Management


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 (six days)

Direct Deliveries (two days)

General Admissions Application

Instructions for Obtaining a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number


Fire Service Safety Culture: Who Protects Firefighters From Firefighters (F0349) - August 22 & 23, 2019

Incident Safety Officer (F0729) - November 14 & 15, 2019

EMS Functions in ICS (F0166) - December 12 & 13, 2019

Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth (F0646) - January 9 & 10, 2020

Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking (F0647) - Feb. 6 & 7, 2020


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.

Iowa Community College Fire Service Coordinators


WIT/Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School, Sioux City


Indian Hills Regional Fire School, Ottumwa


Quad County/Hawkeye Community College Fire School, Waterloo


CITA/Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids

Save the Date: September 21-22, 2019


Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference and Fire School, Dubuque

Save the Date: October 19-20, 2019


NATA/Northwestern Area Training Academy, Fort Dodge

Save the Date: November 2-3, 2019


Other Training Opportunities

In Honor of the Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy

(Clinton Fire Department, June 28, 2019)


Pride & Ownership with Chief Rick Lasky

(Prairie Meadows - Altoona, July 31, 2019)


The Art of Reading Buildings Before the Art of Reading Smoke

(Danville Fire Department, August 17, 2019)


Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist

(FSTB - Ames, August 24 & 25, 2019)

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) Scholarship Application

ICS Classes

Iowa Pipeline Association Responder Safety Training

Iowa Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment & Retention Project

NFIRS Fire Bridge End-User Training

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






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