Outreach Training Programs

The OFPC Outreach Training Programs consist of courses that are taught:

  • locally, with emergency response personnel trained annually by state fire instructors, municipal training officers, and county fire instructors. Allocating and scheduling fire training activities is conducted by the County Fire Coordinator; and
  • regionally, with emergency response personnel trained annually by full-time OFPC fire protection specialists.


Local Training Opportunities:

Course: Instructor: Location: Date/Time:
The Rules Have Changed....Firefighters Guide to Lightweight Wood Construction SFI Brian Beardsley Carman FD

January 10, 12, 17, 19


Basic Structural Collapse Operations (BSCO)

SFI Dale Lingenfelter Alplaus FD January 24 & 26

Confined Space Awareness SFI Dale Lingenfelter Alplaus FD

January 24 & 26, 2017


Trench Rescue Awareness Level SFI Dale Lingenfelter Beukendaal FD

January 31 & February 1


Principles of Instruction SFI Scott Pike Alplaus FD February 2, 4, 6, 8

Fire Police SFI Brian Beardsley Pine Grove FD February 21, 23, 28 & March 2, 7, 9, 14

On-Scene Rehabilitation for Emergency Operations (OREO) SFI Mike Denny Rotterdam FD#2 March 1, 2, 8, 9


Contact Training Coordinator Deb Gardner via email schenectadytraining@yahoo.com or 518-369-6554 with any questions about local training programs.


For a complete listing of Outreach Training Programs and course descriptions, follow the link below:



Deborah Gardner
Deputy Coordinator - Training

Police Facility Building
130 Princetown Plaza
Schenectady, New York 12306