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DAMMERON VALLEY FIRE & EMS
Joining the Fire Service can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling steps you can take personally and professionally. Through our Training Center located in Dammeron Valley, the DVFR Academy can certify you as a Firefighter, Wildland Firefighter, or Emergency Medical Technician. Learn more about how DVFR's Fire & Rescue Academy can help you take that first step into an exciting future.
DVFR FIRE ACADEMY
Fire Academy Candidates train under the direction of DVFR's certified Fire Instructors for 12 weeks in preparation for final written and skills exams. Candidates who successfully complete the program and pass all Fire and HazMat exams and skills graduate with Utah Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 certifications.
2023 EMS ACADEMIES
EMS Academy Candidates train under the direction of DVFR's certified EMS Instructors for 10 weeks in preparation for final written and psychomotor skills exams to progress to the national exam. Upon successful completion of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam, Candidates will be certified as either EMT or AEMT.
The application for DVFR's 2023 EMT Academies is now closed.
STATE AND NATIONAL CERTIFICATION
DVFR's Fire & EMS Training Center operates in cooperation with national and state organizations to provide in-house certification for structural and wildland firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians.
Our partnership with the Utah Fire & Rescue Academy (UFRA) provides access to state-of-the-art technology and training props to ensure our Candidates are on the leading edge of fire and rescue techniques. Candidates who successfully complete the program and pass all exams leave with UFRA certifications, which are recognized in Utah and across the country.
SET-UP FOR SUCCESS
DVFR Academy Candidates benefit from a wide variety of learning and certification opportunities. Many of our Academy graduates continue their involvement with DVFR as volunteer or reserve members in addition to securing employment with other agencies in Utah and beyond.