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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 2019 Calendar is here!

FDTN's 2019 calendar is now available…and registration is open! Classes fill quickly so register early!

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Spring Live-Fire Training Camp!


Real fireground skills under Real fireground conditions.
Learning the Job by Doing the Job -- It's the FDTN way! 

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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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