CT Fire Academy Winter Recruit Orientation 2017-2018




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 2017-2018 Winter Recruit Orientation dates are:

Tuesday: December 12, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Course Number 18037

Wednesday: December 13, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Course Number 18038

Thursday: December 14, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Course Number 18039

Thursday December Class held at New Haven Fire School 12/14/2017

Thursday: January 04, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Course Number 18162

Thursday: January 04, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Course Number 18163

Thursday January 2018 Classes held at Fairfield Fire School 01/04/2018

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


Recruit Class 61 will be held from February 13, 2018 to May 23, 2018.

Recruit Class 62 will be held from August 27, 2018 to December 07, 2018.

The next Orientations will be held during June of 2018.

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