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The nation's only fire service membership network dedicated to promoting and advancing the realistic training needs of today's firefighters.


FDTN's 2020 Calendar is here!

FDTN's 2020 calendar is now available…and registration will open this month! Classes fill quickly so register early!

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Become a member of the Fire Department Training Network, the fire service's #1 training advocate, and the only membership organization that is truly devoted to the training needs of today's firefighters.

Take a look at an issue of FIRE TRAINING and run through a few of the training sessions with our monthly Department Trainer.

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FDTN's Designing, Constructing, & Operating Container-Based Training Props Course

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The Fire Department Training Network is known for its functional use of shipping containers to provide some of the most realistic fireground training available to today's firefighters. FDTN's National Fireground Training Academy currently operates 8 fully-functional container-based training props capable of creating both simulated and realistic fireground conditions for firefighters to practice and learn the skills needed during actual fireground operations.

This 3-day course is designed to assist departments who are ready to take their training to the next level by creating and operating container-based training props!

Training Blocks Include:

  • Design & Imagination — What You Really Can Do
  • YOUR Training Needs Assessment
  • Designing Props for Maximum Value
  • Single and Multi-Container Props
  • Prop Construction 101 — A Common Sense Approach
  • Operating Basics — Reality is the Key
  • Context-Based Training Props

Next course: November 13-15, 2017 course. Register today!

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Training Saves Lives

If you believe that training is the key to saving firefighter's lives then membership in the Fire Department Training Network is for you!

Become a member of the fire service’s #1 training advocate and the only organization devoted to advancing the realistic training needs of today’s firefighters.


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