The NVFC offers a variety of training opportunities, both virtually and in-person. Upcoming training opportunities are listed below.
Live Discussion – Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Safety Concerns and Implications for Emergency Responders
August 11 at 11am ET
Hybrid vehicles are already commonplace, while electric vehicles are becoming more and more common. Make sure you and your department members are prepared. Mitch Petterson of General Motors, NVFC West Virginia director Tom Miller, and Joseph Tebo of the Federal Highway Administration for a live discussion on electric and hybrid vehicle safety for emergency responders. This discussion will be broadcast on the NVFC’s Facebook page and on Zoom. Learn more.
Webinar – Cellular Data: The Crucial Link in Department and Operation ManagementAugust 18 at 2pm ET
Advancing technology has changed the way firefighters and emergency responders do their jobs. Cellular service has become imperative to effectively respond to and mitigate emergency incidents. Likewise, fire service officials and first responders can use tools available from providers to better handle the administrative and business functions that impact departments. Today departments have access to FirstNet and its priority and preemption to meet these needs and more effectively deal with existing and emerging threats. Join the NVFC and presenter Reid Vaughan for this webinar that discusses how technology influences our work in the field and factors impacting the use of technology on the job, with a special focus on FirstNet. Register.
The NVFC has partnered with FirstNet, Built with AT&T, to bring this topic to you. FirstNet is the dedicated wireless communications ecosystem built with and for first responders. It provides so much more than just the ability to make and receive calls. For more details, please visit www.firstnet.com.
Tradeshow: Fire-Rescue International
Course – Creating a Psychologically Healthy Fire Department: Recognize, Mitigate, and Support Behavioral Health for Your Members
August 26 at 11:30am CT
Venue: Delta Hotels Phoenix Mesa, 200 North Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201
This event brings together fire and EMS personnel from across the country to participate in valuable classroom training and idea exchange relating to volunteer emergency service staffing issues. Travel stipends are available. Learn more and register.