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Training & Recruitment

Busy times for Maldon Fire Brigade

Maldon Fire Brigade has been very busy with training over the past month attending training exercises and making use of various props located in the District.

 12.14 PM 1 August, 2016

Rescue dog training

Recently LFF Jason Halls and SARDA’s Julie Cowan coordinated another training session between Dandenong Fire Brigade's B platoon and SARDA (Search and Rescue Dogs Australia), this time at Dandenong Fire Station.

 3.02 PM 14 July, 2016

New recruits tour District 8

Eleven of CFA’s newest firefighters toured nine facilities and fire stations across District 8 on Tuesday (12 July). 

 1.42 PM 14 July, 2016

It's here! Planned burn training for volunteers

New North West Region Burn Controller short course at Gisborne.

 12.15 PM 12 July, 2016

D13 Officer Development Program

The Officer Development course in District 13 came about thanks to the foresight of Operations Manager David Renkin, who believed there was a need to develop brigade leaders and revamp an old program developed a number of years ago in District 13.

 4.31 PM 5 July, 2016

Junior firefighters experience hot fire training

On Sunday 5 June, Traralgon junior firefighters, with the help of career staff and volunteers, set off to train at VEMTC West Sale.

 1.37 PM 6 June, 2016

Nandaly's recruiting success

Nandaly Fire Brigade has increased its volunteer membership base by 20 per cent following a local recruitment drive.

 12.13 PM 1 June, 2016

Certificate IV graduates for District 24

North East Region Learning and Development team along with District 24 Management were proud to support some of our members to gain a nationally recognised qualification, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

 4.13 PM 13 May, 2016

Driver training at Shepparton

Forty CFA members from District 22 attended driver training in Shepparton on a very cool and windy evening last Monday.

 12.26 PM 13 May, 2016

Funding secures regional training

Access to safe and effective training for CFA members has been secured for coming decades thanks to more than $20 million to upgrade six of CFA’s seven regional training grounds.

 11.32 AM 13 May, 2016

New bushfire firefighters for District 11

The next fire season may seem like a long way off – we have to get through winter first – but when it arrives District 11 willl have 11 new bushfire firefighters from six brigades ready for the fireground.

 2.03 PM 9 May, 2016

District 15 road rescue day

The road rescue brigades of Ballan, Daylesford and Ballarat worked on five cars during a collaborative April training day.

 8.28 AM 9 May, 2016

Langwarrin's real-life scenario

Langwarrin Fire Brigade recently held its bi-yearly breathing apparatus (BA) training session.

 2.02 PM 5 May, 2016

Women firing up in District 18

Seventeen female volunteers from the furthest reaches of District 18 came together at VEMTC Sunraysia Campus on Sunday to practice their skills as part of the Women in Firefighting event.

 6.07 PM 3 May, 2016

Casey Group new recruits - April Class of 2016

Casey Group welcomed its newest volunteer members on Saturday 30 April.

 2.59 PM 2 May, 2016

Get set for National Volunteer Week

With National Volunteer Week (9-15 May) just around the corner, CFA has planned a wide range of activities and events to celebrate our members’ achievements.

 5.40 PM 29 April, 2016

Career info sessions: Warrnambool & Portland

Residents from in and around Warrnambool and Portland are invited to hear more about firefighting as a career via two information sessions being held by CFA in mid-May. 

 3.50 PM 22 April, 2016

Another great training opportunity

The CFA volunteers who attended the recent burn camp at Cape Otway would like to extend a huge thank you to the small team of people who made the event possible.

 1.06 AM 21 April, 2016

Women in District 17 Training Day

On Sunday 10 April 2016, 29 women from District 17 attended the Women in District 17 Training Day at the Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) – Longerenong campus. The purpose of the day was to build confidence and encourage women to be more actively involved in their brigades. 

 11.17 AM 19 April, 2016

The grass is greener at Traralgon brigade

After a childhood mesmerised by the stories of his firefighting grandfathers, Jarrod Allan was destined for a career with CFA.

 11.48 AM 15 March, 2016