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:
Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations SFI Brian Beardsley East Glenville FD Nov. 1, 4, 7, 9, 15, 18, 23, 30
Dec. 6, 9, 12, 14, 19, 21
Jan. 3, 6, 9, 11, 17, 20, 23

Incident Safety Officer SFI Mike Denny Carmen FD Jan. 4, 8, 10, 16, 18

Fire Ground Strategies and Tactics for First Arriving Companies SFI Josh Gioeli   TBD - Rescheduled

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 Additional Outreach Training Programs and course descriptions, visit New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control




Deborah Gardner
Deputy Coordinator - Training

Police Facility Building
130 Princetown Plaza
Schenectady, New York 12306