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


Open Enrollment Classes

Instructor I - Waterloo (April 2017)

Fire Officer I - Newton (March 2017) - Cancelled


Annual State Fire School


Save the Dates!!

94th Annual State Fire School: February 23-25, 2018

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

Fire/Arson Investigator School Brochure/Online Registration


Volunteer Fire Chief's Workshop

Volunteer Fire Chiefs Workshop Brochure/Registration


Iowa Association of Professional Chiefs

Professional Development Seminar


Live Fire Skills

Live Fire Skills - May 6, 2017

Live Fire Skills - October 7, 2017


Hazardous Materials Symposium

Save the Date: November 2 & 3, 2017


Instructor Conference

Save the Date: December 1 & 2, 2017


Other Training Opportunities

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

2016 Iowa Pipeline Association Poster

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


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

Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist (F0633) - 4/22-23/2017

Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change (F0521) - 5/11-12/2017

Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Through Difficult Conversations (F0522) - 8/2017

Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Ethically (F0523) - 9/19-20/2017

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.

2017 State & Regional Fire Schools Schedule

93rd Annual State Fire School, Ames - February 25 & 26, 2017

WIT/Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School, Sioux City - March 11 & 12, 2017

Indian Hills Regional Fire Schoo, Ottumwa - March 18, 2017

Quad County/Hawkeye Community College Fire School, Waterloo - March 25, 2017

North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City - September 9, 2017

CITA/Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids - September 23 & 24, 2017

Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference and Fire School, Dubuque - October 20 & 21, 2017

NATA/Northwestern Area Training Academy, Fort Dodge - November 4 & 5, 2017




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