NVFC Trainings

The NVFC offers a variety of training opportunities, both virtually and in-person. Upcoming training opportunities are listed below.

Webinar on Wildfires, Mutual Aid, and Forestry
October 13 at 2pm ET
Details coming soon. Register.

This webinar is sponsored by FirstNet, Built with AT&T.

Webinar: New Developments for Public Safety Drones
October 20 at 2pm ET
The use of drones has become more prevalent in many industries in recent years, including the fire service. Fire departments and other public safety agencies can utilize drones to increase efficiency and help protect personnel and the public. In this free webinar, Chief Charles Werner (ret.), the director of DRONERESPONDERS, will describe the ways drones can benefit public safety and examine case studies from local agencies. Participants will then take a deep dive into how to implement a public safety drone program, including important considerations and guidelines. Register.

This webinar is sponsored by Aladtec. Powered by TCP Software, Aladtec is an online employee scheduling system created specifically to meet the challenging 24/7 shift rotations of mission-critical public safety agencies. Easily accessible anywhere at any time, Aladtec allows you to quickly schedule simple to complex shift rotations, track licenses/certifications, and communicate instantly with individuals or groups. Learn more.

Webinar: Evidence-Based Foundations of Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Fire Service
October 26 at 1pm ET
This session will help you better understand and support the broad spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities. Throughout the session, presenters Laurie VandeSchoot and Dr. Christopher Kaipust will introduce current research highlighting the health impacts of various workplace experiences on LGBTQ+ identified people in the fire service. Through real world examples and participant engagement, they’ll present actions for change that will enable you to build a healthier, more inclusive, and mission-focused organization. This is the second webinar in a three-part series from the NVFC and Women in Fire. Register.

Webinar on Tactical Response to Natural Gas Incidents
October 31 at 2pm ET
Details coming soon. Register.

This webinar is sponsored by FireCraft Safety Products.

Webinar on Traffic Incident Management and Lithium Ion Batteries
November 2 at 2pm ET
Details coming soon. Register.

This webinar is sponsored by California Casualty, a 10-year plus partner of the NVFC and provider of the $10,000 Camping Giveaway. Learn more about insurance options for firefighters and EMS providers at www.calcas.com/nvfc.

Webinar: Evidence-Based Foundations of Active Bystandership for the Fire Service
November 28 at 1pm ET
The first two webinars of this three-part series from the NVFC and Women in Fire focused on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion and explored some specific issues that exist in fire and emergency service departments. In this final session, learn about tools for action and how to activate your allyship as an Active Bystander. Through dynamic participation and personal bystander anecdotes, presenters Laurie VandeSchoot and Jason Cobb will lead a discussion to collectively develop the research-based tools needed to intervene when someone witnesses disrespectful behavior and help you foster healthy and safe workplaces, a culture of accountability, and an environment of trust for everyone. Register.

Webinar on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse
December 8 at 2pm ET
Details coming soon. Register.

This webinar is sponsored by ESO.

NVFC Regional Wildland Symposium
March 17-18, 2023, in Rapid City, SD
Pre-registration and call for presentations are now open. Learn more.

NVFC Training Summit
June 23-24, 2023, in Oklahoma City, OK
Pre-registration and call for presentations are now open. Learn more.

Missed a training? Click here to view past Train Strong webinars. Click here to watch past live discussions. Check out additional on-demand courses in the NVFC Virtual Classroom.