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Officer Development Academy (ODA)

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Officer Development Academy

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Courses Needed for ODA Completion Certification:

  • Fire Service Officer 1

  • Incident Safety Officer (ISO)

  • STICO or DMICO

  • Building Construction for the Tactical Leader

  • Incident Command Systems (ICS)

  • Leadership in Supervision - Creating Environments for Professional Growth (pt. 1)

  • Leadership in Supervision - Perspectives in Thinking (pt. 2)

  • Leadership in Supervision - Framework to Success (pt. 3)

  • Leadership in Supervision - Shaping the Future (4)

  • Fire Service Instructor 1

 

Reciprocation Policy: In order to receive reciprocation for classes taken outside of FIRE Tech Academy , please send certificates of equivalent classes to tgreaves@firetechacademy.com. Courses must have been successfully completed in the last 7 years.

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Helping You Succeed

FIRE Tech Academy is approved by the Washington State Department of Health, the Central Region Trauma and EMS Council, and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Every class is taught by a firefighter/EMT or paramedic. These firefighters use stories of medical calls they went on the shift before to add real-world context to academic topics.

Benefits of being a FIRE Tech alumni include follow through and advice in moving onto the next level. As a member of the FIRE Tech family, we do our best to help you succeed and move forward in future endeavors beyond this class.

ODA Classes:

If you have questions regarding any of the ODA courses we offer, please email jgreaves@firetechacademy.com.

NFA- Leadership in Supervision -

Creating Environments for Professional Growth (pt.1):

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Assistant Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $400. Most recent two day course completed October 6th-7th, 2022.

Building Construction for the Tactical Leader:

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Assistant Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $400. Two day course, October 27th-28th, 2022.

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IFSAC -Fire Service Instructor 1:

Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director 


Cost – $450. Two day course, November 3rd-4th, 2022.

 

Student to supply textbook: FIRE and Emergency Services Instructor, 9th Edition-IFSTA

NFA- Leadership in Supervision - Perspectives in Thinking (pt. 2):

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Assistant Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $400. Two day course, November 17th-18th, 2022.

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IFSAC Fire Service Officer 1- Test Prep and Test:

Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director
Evaluator: DC Dave VanValkenburg


Pre-requisites: Firefighter I level IFSAC certification, Firefighter II IFSAC certification, HAZMAT Awareness level IFSAC certification, HAZMAT Operations level IFSAC certification.


Co-requisites: Fire Instructor I IFSAC certification completed within 1 year of Fire Officer I IFSAC certificate being received.


Cost – $450. Two day course includes test-prep on day one and testing on day two, December 1st-2nd, 2022.

Incident Command System (ICS):

Instructor: DC Doug McDonald and BC Erik Hammes


Cost – $450. Three day course, December 7th-9th, 2022.

Required Book to Purchase: Incident Command System Model Procedures Guide for Incidents Involving Structural Fire Fighting, High Rise, Multi-Casualty, Highway, and Managing Large -Scale Incidents Using NIMS-ICS(Book 1), 1st Edition

eBook Link – ISBN: 978-0-87939-551-3

Physical copy Link – ISBN: 978-0-87939-305-2

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NFA- Leadership in Supervision - Framework to Success (pt. 3):

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Assistant Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $400. Two day course, December 15th-16th, 2022.

NFA- Leadership In Supervision - Shaping the Future (pt. 4) :

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg

 

Cost – $400. Two day course, January 12th-13th, 2023.

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Fire officer II:

Evaluator: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $450. Two day course, January 26th-27th, 2023

WA State IFSAC Forms Due January 9th, 2023. 

NFA-Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (STICO):

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg
Assistant Instructor: LT Jack Greaves, Executive Director


Cost – $400. Most recent two-day course completed September 8th-9th, 2022. 

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NFA- Incident Safety Officer (ISO):

Instructor: DC Dave VanValkenburg


Cost – $400. Two day course, stay tuned for Spring 2023 dates.  

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class Schedules Coming Soon!

Making plans for future classes, we will be opening registration for our new classes shortly. Stay tuned!

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