North Central Regional Training Center

Serving:  Carroll County  Frederick County  Howard County  Montgomery County 

Office Email: nccontact@mfri.org

301-829-2020
301-829-2021 Fax

Mailing Address:
University of Maryland
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
North Central Regional Training Center
PO Box 196
Mount Airy MD 21771-0196

Street Address:
1008 Twin Arch Rd
Mount Airy MD 21771-0196

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NOTE: ALL Advertised Courses are IN PERSON and require 100% attendance. Classes are NOT available via Zoom. Additional on-line administrative items and assignments may be required. Advertised end dates of posted courses are tentative until course schedules are established. Unless otherwise noted, courses may be subject to the addition of weekend sessions.

Pre-Registration is required for all courses. We are no longer able to accept "walk-in" students.

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Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator More →

Instructional Hours: 24.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
FIRE-114-A014-2024
Wait List
Start Date: 05-03-2024
End Date: 05-21-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 04-14-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meets May 3, 6, 9, 15, 21

FIRE-114-A001-2025
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Start Date: 09-10-2024
End Date: 09-25-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 08-21-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 9/10, 9/13, 9/16, 9/19, 9/25

Conducting Live Fire Training Exercises More →

Instructional Hours: 18.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-226-S006-2024
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Start Date: 04-22-2024
End Date: 05-11-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 04-02-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center More →

Sat, May 11 (0800-1500 hours)

MGMT-226-A001-2025
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Start Date: 11-20-2024
End Date: 12-02-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 10-31-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 11/20, 11/26, 12/2

Decision-Making for Initial Company Operations (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 16.00
FIRE-137-A003-2024
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Start Date: 04-29-2024
End Date: 05-08-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Wednesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 12-05-2023
Registration Close: 04-09-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meets Apr 29, May 2, May 8

FIRE-137-A001-2025
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Start Date: 12-02-2024
End Date: 12-11-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 11-13-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 12/2, 12/5, 12/11

Emergency Medical Services Officer I (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-203-A001-2025
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Start Date: 10-01-2024
End Date: 10-22-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-12-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/1, 10/4, 10/7, 10/10, 10/16, 10/22

Emergency Medical Technician Refresher More →

Instructional Hours: 24.00
EMS-203-S048-2024
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Start Date: 04-22-2024
End Date: 05-15-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 04-03-2024
Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. More →
EMS-203-S046-2024
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Start Date: 05-25-2024
End Date: 06-02-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 05-05-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center More →

Emergency Medical Technician Skills Refresher More →

Instructional Hours: 12.00
EMS-202-S029-2024
Wait List
Start Date: 04-20-2024
End Date: 04-21-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 03-31-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →
EMS-202-S037-2024
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Start Date: 04-27-2024
End Date: 04-28-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 04-02-2024
Registration Close: 04-07-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →
EMS-202-S028-2024
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Start Date: 05-04-2024
End Date: 05-05-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 04-15-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center More →
EMS-202-S030-2024
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Start Date: 05-18-2024
End Date: 05-19-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 04-29-2024
New Market District Volunteer Fire Company More →

Emergency Vehicle Operator (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 21.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
FIRE-130-S050-2024
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Start Date: 04-16-2024
End Date: 05-07-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 03-26-2024
Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company, Inc. More →

Fire Department Health and Safety Officer (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 42.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-216-A001-2025
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Start Date: 07-08-2024
End Date: 08-13-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 06-19-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class will meet on 7/8, 7/11, 7/17, 7/26, 7/29, 8/1, 8/7,and 8/13

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer More →

Instructional Hours: 30.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-217-A001-2025
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Start Date: 11-06-2024
End Date: 11-27-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 10-17-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 11/6, 11/12, 11/15, 11/18, 11/21, 11/27

Fire Inspector I (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-204-A001-2025
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Start Date: 10-02-2024
End Date: 11-01-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-13-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/2, 10/8, 10/11, 10/17, 10/23, 10/29, 11/1

Fire Inspector II (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-205-S001-2025
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Start Date: 11-14-2024
End Date: 12-17-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 10-25-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 11/14, 11/20, 11/26, 12/2, 12/5, 12/11, 12/17

Fire Officer I (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 60.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
This course includes sessions using the MFRI Simulation Center.
MGMT-201-A002-2025
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Start Date: 07-10-2024
End Date: 08-15-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 06-21-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 7/10, 7/16, 7/19, 7/22, 7/25, 7/31, 8/6, 8/9, 8/12, 8/15

Fire Officer II (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 32.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
This course includes sessions using the MFRI Simulation Center.
MGMT-202-A001-2025
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Start Date: 09-03-2024
End Date: 10-09-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 08-14-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 9/3, 9/9, 9/18, 9/24, 10/3, 10/9

Fire Officer III (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 51.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
This course includes sessions using the MFRI Simulation Center.
MGMT-301-S001-2025
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Start Date: 08-02-2024
End Date: 09-10-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 07-13-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 8/2, 8/5, 8/8, 8/14, 8/20, 8/23, 8/26, 8/29, 9/4, 9/10

Fire Officer IV (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 42.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-401-S001-2025
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Start Date: 10-03-2024
End Date: 11-20-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-14-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/3, 10/9, 10/15, 10/18, 10/21, 10/24, 10/30, 11/5, 11/8, 11/14, 11/20

Firefighter Survival And Rescue More →

Instructional Hours: 18.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
FIRE-206-S010-2024
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Start Date: 05-07-2024
End Date: 05-12-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 06-12-2023
Registration Close: 04-17-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →

Weekend sessions will be 0800-1500 hours

FIRE-206-S029-2024
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Start Date: 05-15-2024
End Date: 05-23-2024
First Class Time: 12:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 02-08-2024
Registration Close: 04-26-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →
FIRE-206-A003-2025
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Start Date: 11-04-2024
End Date: 11-08-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 03-06-2024
Registration Close: 10-15-2024
Montgomery County Fire Rescue Training Academy More →

Hazardous Materials/WMD Operations More →

Instructional Hours: 42.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
HM-106-S006-2024
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Start Date: 04-17-2024
End Date: 05-22-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 01-10-2024
Registration Close: 03-28-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Sunday class sessions meet 0800-1500

HM-106-S007-2024
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Start Date: 05-29-2024
End Date: 06-24-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 01-10-2024
Registration Close: 05-09-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →

Saturday classes meet 0800-1500

HM-106-S008-2024
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Start Date: 05-30-2024
End Date: 06-25-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 01-10-2024
Registration Close: 05-10-2024
New Windsor Fire & Hose Company No. 1 More →

Saturday classes meet 0800-1500

ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 21.00
MGMT-263-A016-2024
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Start Date: 04-30-2024
End Date: 05-14-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
Registration Open: 02-13-2024
Registration Close: 04-10-2024
Middletown Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. More →

Class will meet 4/30, 5/7 and 5/14

MGMT-263-A001-2025
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Start Date: 11-04-2024
End Date: 11-19-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 10-15-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 11/4, 11/7, 11/13, 11/19

ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Complex Incidents (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 15.00
MGMT-264-A006-2024
Wait List
Start Date: 04-25-2024
End Date: 05-07-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 04-05-2024
West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department More →

Class meets April 25, May 1, 7

MGMT-264-A011-2024
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Start Date: 05-21-2024
End Date: 05-28-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
Registration Open: 02-13-2024
Registration Close: 05-01-2024
Middletown Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. More →

Class will meet 5/21 and 5/28

Instructor I (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 33.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-110-A001-2025
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Start Date: 07-09-2024
End Date: 07-30-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 06-20-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 7/9, 7/12, 7/15, 7/18, 7/24, 7/30

Instructor II (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 30.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-220-A014-2024
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Start Date: 05-10-2024
End Date: 06-03-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 04-21-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meets May 10, 16, 22, 28 AND June 3

MGMT-220-A001-2025
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Start Date: 08-21-2024
End Date: 09-23-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 08-01-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 8/21, 8/27, 9/5, 9/11, 9/17, 9/23

Instructor III (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 18.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
MGMT-304-S002-2024
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Start Date: 06-25-2024
End Date: 07-01-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday and Thursday
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 06-05-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meets June 25, 28, and July 1

MGMT-304-S001-2025
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Start Date: 10-15-2024
End Date: 10-30-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-26-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/15, 10/21, 10/30

Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 12.00
MGMT-241-A001-2025
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Start Date: 12-10-2024
End Date: 12-16-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 11-21-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 12/10, 12/13, 12/16

Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 12.00
MGMT-243-A001-2025
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Start Date: 10-18-2024
End Date: 10-24-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-29-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/18, 10/21, 10/24

Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 14.00
MGMT-242-A001-2025
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Start Date: 12-03-2024
End Date: 12-09-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 11-14-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 12/3, 12/6, 12/9

Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA More →

Instructional Hours: 12.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
FIRE-098-S046-2024
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Start Date: 05-18-2024
End Date: 05-19-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday
Registration Open: 11-29-2023
Registration Close: 04-29-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →

**Students must provide their own PPE including SCBA**

Preparation for Initial Company Operations (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 16.00
FIRE-133-A001-2025
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Start Date: 10-04-2024
End Date: 10-10-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-15-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/4, 10/7, 10/10

Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator More →

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
FIRE-113-S024-2024
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Start Date: 04-16-2024
End Date: 05-23-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-21-2023
Registration Close: 03-27-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →
FIRE-113-A033-2024
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Start Date: 05-01-2024
End Date: 06-06-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 02-13-2024
Registration Close: 04-12-2024
Frederick County Training Center More →

Class days are 5/1, 5/8, 5/17, 5/23, 6/1, and 6/6

FIRE-113-S010-2024
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Start Date: 05-13-2024
End Date: 06-19-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 06-08-2023
Registration Close: 04-23-2024
Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company More →

May include weekend dates for practicals

FIRE-113-A001-2025
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Start Date: 08-16-2024
End Date: 09-09-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 07-27-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 8/16, 8/19, 8/22, 8/28, 9/3, 9/6, 9/9

Strategy And Tactics For Initial Company Operations (NFA) More →

Instructional Hours: 16.00
FIRE-124-A001-2025
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Start Date: 10-02-2024
End Date: 10-11-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-18-2024
Registration Close: 09-13-2024
Howard County DFRS Training Academy More →

Class meeting dates are 10/2, 10/8, 10/11

Technical Rescue: Common Passenger Vehicle Rescue (PILOT) More →

Instructional Hours: 36.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
RES-214-S029-2024
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Start Date: 04-16-2024
End Date: 05-14-2024
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Registration Open: 11-22-2023
Registration Close: 03-27-2024
Vigilant Hose Co Activities Bldg More →

Class includes Sun, April 28 AND Sat, May 4 -- 0800-1500 hours

RES-214-A040-2024
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Start Date: 05-13-2024
End Date: 05-30-2024
First Class Time: 12:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 03-15-2024
Registration Close: 04-24-2024
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center More →