CFPC: Recruit Application Package

Connecticut Fire Academy - Recruit Firefighter Program
 

The Recruit Firefighter program is a 70 day, 14 week, resident course that focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the newly hired career firefighter or for the volunteer firefighter to perform entry-level tasks under direct supervision. The training consists of theory and practical skills development delivered on an incremental basis that will develop the maximum retention of job knowledge, skill competency, and safe practices. The recruit will establish a strong will for teamwork, company morale, self-discipline, and orderliness, precision and conduct to be a firefighter. Participation in daily Physical Fitness Training is required. Recruits will reside at the Connecticut Fire Academy weekdays throughout the course. The recruits are expected to satisfactorily perform both academically and physically to established standards while strictly adhering and maintaining decorum of conduct, discipline and mutual respect.

Please review the more detailed description of the Recruit Firefighter Program THROUGH THE LINK BELOW. This LINK also provides information on how the prospective recruit can BEST PREPARE BEFORE THE START OF THE CLASS.   

 
 

**IMPORTANT**

The Recruit must be an employee (a Career Firefighter) of the sponsoring Fire Department or a current member (a Volunteer Firefighter) of the sponsoring Fire Department for 6 months prior to the start of the class.  

A valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card dated within 24 months prior to the start of class will be required to attend Class 56.

Application packets are available 30 days prior to scheduled start date of the class.

Recruit applicants that are not an employee (a Volunteer Firefighter) of the sponsoring Fire Department must submit the Recruit Firefighter Program Application Section 1 and payment no later than 21 days prior to the start date of the class.

Recruit applicants that will be or are current employees (a Career Firefighter) of the sponsoring Fire Department must submit the Recruit Firefighter Program Application Section 1 no later than 7 days prior to the start date of the class.

 

Click the link below for a orientation video for the Recruit Firefighter Program.

Orientation Video to the Recruit Firefighter Program

 

 

 

Tentative Dates for future Recruit classes

Recruit Class 55

Spring 2015: February 10th May 21st 2015

Recruit Class 56

Fall 2015: August 31st December 11th 2015 

 

 

 

 


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