Training Opportunities

King George Sponsored Training

Community Oriented CPR/First-Aid/AED (Single Provider) Course

  • Date(s): (2020) 1/11, 2/1, 3/14, 4/4 @ 08:00
  • Location: Company 1 - Fire/Rescue Headquarters, 8122 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485
  • Prerequisites: Ages 14-100, if younger please ask. (NO CHILD CARE PROVIDED)
  • Registration: Contact our CPR Coordinator by Email to Register.  Please include your Full Name (First, MI, Last Name), Telephone Number, and Email Address. Certification Cards will be emailed to the provided EMAIL ADDRESS upon completion of the class.  If you are unable to attend, please contact the CPR Coordinator. If there are any changes to the class schedule, the CPR Coordinator will contact you at the information provided as soon as possible.
  • Cost: None, but donations are accepted to help cover the cost to host this course.
  • Description: (Bring a sack lunch and possible snacks - long day!) Class starts at 0800 promptly, and should end between 1530 and 1630 depending on the students. All materials provided by KGFR. There are frequent breaks but no formal lunch time - eating during class is allowed. All dates are Saturdays - generally meeting in Training Room A. (Minimum number of Students: 3, Max of 9)

    ASHI CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training was created to allow instructors an easy option for their students seeking a comprehensive training class. The program helps develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR, ECC, and First Aid.

    This class is intended for Individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in basic emergency medical care, including certification in CPR and the use of an AED.

**Special or Custom scheduled classes can be arranged with at least 30 days notice**


BLS for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers (Two-rescuer) - Initial or Renewal Certification Course for Healthcare Providers

  • Date(s): (2019) 11/23  (2020) 1/25, 4/25 @ 08:00
  • Location: Company 1 - Fire/Rescue Headquarters, 8122 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485
  • Prerequisites: Ages 14-100, if younger please ask. (NO CHILD CARE PROVIDED) This CPR certification course is accepted by VA OEMS and is recognized to meet the standards as a prerequisite for enrollment into an initial EMT or EMR program.
  • Registration: Contact our CPR Coordinator by Email to Register.  Please include your Full Name (First, MI, Last Name), Telephone Number, and Email Address. Certification Cards will be emailed to the provided EMAIL ADDRESS upon completion of the class.  If you are unable to attend, please contact the CPR Coordinator. If there are any changes to the class schedule, the CPR Coordinator will contact you at the information provided as soon as possible.
  • Cost:  None, but donations are accepted to help cover the cost to host this course.
  • Description: Basic Life Support (BLS). This expert-level program helps keep healthcare professionals prepared and ready to respond as they encounter life-threatening emergencies, provide basic life support and respond to choking incidents. ASHI’s Basic Life Support, BLS for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It has been an approved training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). The program is also CAPCE approved and widely accepted in more than 150 healthcare-related occupations. This program is designed for individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.

**Special or Custom scheduled classes can be arranged with at least 30 days notice**

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Course (EMT)

  • Date/Time: February 08, 2020 - June 06, 2020 (Tuesdays, Thursdays & most Saturdays)
  • Location: Company 1 - Fire/Rescue Headquarters, 8122 Kings HWY, King George, VA 22485
  • Prerequisites: See Page 3 for detailed prerequisites. (*A CPR for the BLS Provider Course will be held on January 25, 2020 at Co.1 if you do not have this certification.  A Heartsaver CPR Certification is not accepted by OEMS. http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/student-resources/cpr-requirements/. Please register below if you need the CPR for the BLS Provider Course.  The cost for the CPR Course is $35.00 (Waived if a current King George Fire & Rescue member)
  • Description: The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification program is designed to train an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to deliver Basic Life Support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of prehospital patient care. This program will be a hybrid course of in-classroom and on-line learning.
  • Cost: $600.00, which includes the course, your textbook, course uniform shirts and the initial National Registry testing fee. Payment in full MUST be received by 4:00 pm on Friday January 31, 2020. See the following instructions on Page 2 for more details.

***Through the new scholarship program that the Virginia Office of EMS has created, you are encouraged to apply for a scholarship within 30 calendar days after the first day of class to assist you with the cost of this class. Please follow the link below to learn more about this funding opportunity.***

  • Additional Info: Contact the Training Division at 540-775-8908 or Email.
  • Registration: You must pre-register for this class by following the Eventbrite link below. Pre-registration MUST be completed by January 22, 2020.

CPR Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/77167852123

EMT Course Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/77157465055

Scholarship Info: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/ems-scholarship/

VDFP Fire Instructor 1

  • Date/Time: Starts January 13, 2020 @ 18:30Hrs (See attached Flyer/Schedule)
  • Location: Company 1 - Fire/Rescue Headquarters, 8122 Kings HWY, King George, VA 22485
  • Prerequisites: 
  1. Current Firefighter II certification which meets/exceeds one or more of the following: 

a. Virginia Department of Fire Programs (VDFP)
b. National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (NBFSPQ)
c. International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
- AND –
Virginia Department of Fire Programs’ recognition/certificate for Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations training certificate which meets or exceeds one or more of the following:
a. Virginia Department of Fire Programs training in Hazardous Materials Operations b.
b. Virginia Department of Emergency Management as a Hazardous Materials Technician -OR- Specialist

  • Additional Info: Contact the Training Division at 540-775-8908 or Email.
  • Registration: You must Pre-Register online for this class at Eventbrite. Preregistration MUST be completed by January 10, 2020. 
  • Class Limit: 30 Students


NIMS Online Training

Please visit the home page of the Emergency Management Institute for further information. NIMS and Incident Command System training is available online from the Emergency Management Institute: