Free Fire Corps Training Now Available On-Demand

Looking to start, strengthen, or expand an auxiliary program in your department? The Fire Corps Academy is a series of training sessions designed for Fire Corps program managers, department personnel, and community volunteers who wish to start and/or participate in a Fire Corps program. Courses are now conveniently accessible in an on-demand format from the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) training center at

Classes cover a variety of topics, including starting a Fire Corps program, conducting a program assessment, securing funding and support, implementing activities such as home safety checks and providing rehab, recruiting volunteers, and more.

The new on-demand training platform allows students to participate in Fire Corps and NVFC online trainings at their leisure and learn at their own pace. Automated grading and electronic certificates also provide students with real time results from their participation.  

Visit for a complete list of Fire Corps courses with descriptions and registration instructions.