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Advanced Level Courses

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

Instructor 1 - Waterloo (November 2, 3 and 9, 10, 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

Save the Date: March 23 - April 3, 2020


Volunteer Fire Chief's Workshop


Iowa Association of Professional Chiefs


Hazardous Materials Symposium

2019 Hazardous Materials Symposium Brochure/Registration Form


Instructor Conference

Save the Date: December 6 & 7, 2019

IaSFSI Membership Registration Form


Iowa Fire Safety Summit

Thursday, September 26, 2019


Iowa Traffic Incident Management

Midwest Traffice Incident Management Safety Summit 2019

Ames, September 30 - October 1, 2019



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 - September 21-22, 2019


Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference and Fire School

Dubuque, October 19-20, 2019


NATA/Northwestern Area Training Academy, Fort Dodge

November 2-3, 2019


Other Training Opportunities

Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist

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


Iowa's 2019 Trauma Conference

(Des Moines, August 27 & 28, 2019)


Peer Support Pre-Conference Concert (September 8, 2019)

2019 Peer Support Conference (September 9-10, 2019)


Iowa Opioid Conference

(Cedar Rapids, September 23 - 24, 2019)


Firefighter I Course - Mt. Pleasant Fire Station

Classes begin September 24th and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 pm.

(Short informational meeting on September 3rd at 7:00 pm - bring fire officer from your department. Contact Doug Kolkman if anyone from your dept. is interested)


Instructor I

(Danville Fire Department, October 19/20 & 26/27, 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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