NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

The Bureaus of the Office of Fire Prevention and Control

Academy of Fire Science

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates residential training facility in Montour Falls.
  • Conducts advanced and specialized firefighter/emergency responder training at both facilities, including Emergency Medical training, national certification testing and career recruit firefighter training.
  • Conducts the Probationary Career Firefighter training programs and Career Recruit Firefighting training.
  • Provides Emergency Medical (EMS) training.
  • Provides National Certification testing.

News and Announcements

Downloadable Forms

Academy of Fire Science Registration Form, please click here.

Training Authorization Letter

National Certification Examination Application, please click here.

Additional Resources

2016 Course Schedule- PDF of upcoming courses and dates.

2016 Academy Calendar - 12 page PDF of course dates for 2016.

Training Catalog - Complete 33 page catalog in PDF format.

Training Authorization Letter

Registration Information

Outreach Programs - Information on basic skills training available statewide

Overview - Overview of OFPC training Programs

The Academy of Fire Science - information about this facility and its programs