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People with limited mobility or special needs can enroll in the Rockland County Access & Functional Needs Registry, so that emergency personnel are aware of your needs in the event of an emergency.

Training and Events
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View our list of courses below and enroll with our online registration form.

Firefighter Training Programs


Firefighter_I-Dan_Burn_Building_II_006.jpgThe Rockland County Fire Training Center opened in 1973, thanks to the foresight and efforts of many dedicated fire service leaders. Over the years, we have been educating personnel in fire prevention, protection and suppression.

Our Mission Statement reads: "The Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services provides support and training necessary to the Rockland County Fire Service and all Emergency Responders so that they may provide our citizens with the finest available emergency services."

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We continue to expand and improve our firefighter training programs. We presently offer National Fire Academy Outreach Courses, New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control Fire Service Outreach Courses, and over 300 Rockland County Fire Training Courses. We can also develop and present courses to meet your special needs.

Training Bulletins

Each of the training bulletins posted below contains information about courses and tests. Some of these are given on a specific date and time while others are given upon request.

Youth Academy (Ages 12 & up)

For ages twelve to fourteen this academy introduces young adults to the world of Emergency Services. This 6-week program will introduce you to the Fire and Emergency Medical Services provided in Rockland County. You will receive classroom and hands-on training in firefighting, first aid and rescue operations. You will gain live-saving skills and become certified in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The Fire & EMS Youth Academy meets at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona, NY.

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View our complete list of courses and register for a class.

Forms and Applications


National Safety Council 6-Hour Defensive Driving Course

Open to all Volunteer Firefighters and Volunteer EMS
Seating is Limited – Register Today

The Defensive Driving Course gives you the following benefits:

  • 10% Insurance Reduction on Liability & Collision Premiums
  • Up to 4 points reduction from NYS Drivers License
  • Flexible Scheduling (see below)
  • Experienced, Friendly Instructors
  • Three Year Certification
  • Relaxed Atmosphere
  • $25 per person

Course given at:
Rockland County Fire Training Center
35 Firemens Memorial Drive
Pomona, NY 10970
(845) 364-8808

Current Classes

Evenings: 7:00 pm – 10:15 pm. Weekends/Daytime: 9:00 am – 4:15 pm.
Please call the Fire Training Center (845) 364-8808 to schedule a class for your department.
Class size is limited to 40.

Administration

Gordon Wren Jr.
Director

CONTACT US

Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services
Fire Training Center
35 Firemen's Memorial Dr.
Pomona, NY 10970

Phone: (845) 364-8800
Fax: (845) 364-8961

Office Hours & Industrial Training:
8am to 5pm

Volunteer Training:
Evenings 7pm to 11pm and weekends