CT Fire Academy Summer Recruit Orientation 2016



The Connecticut Fire Academy Recruit Firefighter Program is a 14 week resident course that focuses on developing the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the newly hired career firefighter, or for the volunteer firefighter to perform entry-level tasks under direct supervision. The Academy is offering two orientation sessions to anyone interested in learning about the Recruit Program and its comprehensive classroom instruction and training in firefighting techniques and equipment use. The orientation offers insights into what to expect, and how to prepare for this intensive training opportunity.

The 2016 Summer Recruit Orientation dates are:

  • Wednesday: July 13, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Course Number 17042
  • Thursday: July 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.  Course Number 17043

Registration Required:  Use the Standard CFA Application – Write “No Fee”


Recruit Class 58 will be held from August 29, 2016 to December 09, 2016.

Recruit Class 59 will be held from February 14, 2017 to May 24, 2017.

The next Orientation will be held during December of 2016.

For any questions, please contact:  cfpcrecruit@ct.gov   or 860-264-9243