Joe London Training Academy

Monroe County Fire Rescue is home to one of 31 statewide certified training centers for firefighters. The Joe London Fire Training Facility is located on a sprawling island known as Crawl Key, in the heart of the Florida Keys at 56633 Overseas Highway (Mile Marker 56.6).

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The academy hosts a variety of courses throughout the year specifically designed for our career employees, volunteers and members of local municipalities.

Courses

These courses include:

  • FFP 1302 Apparatus Operations - 40 hours
  • FFP 1301 Fire Service Hydraulics - 40 hours
  • First Responder - 40 hours
  • FSFC 109 Firefighter I - 235 hours
  • FSFC 703 Aerial Operations - 40 hours
  • FSFC 906 Firefighter II - 235 hours
  • FSFC 3530 Live Fire Training Instructor - 40 hours
  • PD 3328 Emergency Vehicle Operator - 16 hours
  • RN 3842 Live Fire Training Instructor Refresher - 8 hours

Fire Officer I

  • FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices - 40 hours
  • FFP 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems - 40 hours
  • FFP 1740 Fire Service Course Delivery - 40 hours
  • FFP 1810 Firefighting Tactics I - 40 hours
  • FFP 2120 Building Construction - 40 hours
  • FFP 2720 Company Officer Leadership - 40 hours
  • FFP I-200 Basic Incident Management - 16 hours
  • FFP I-300 Intermediate Incident Management - 16 hours

Fire Officer II

  • FFP 1793 Fire and Life Safety Educator I - 40 hours
  • FFP 2111 Fire Chemistry - 40 hours
  • FFP 2610 Origin and Cause - 40 hours
  • FFP 2706 Public Information Officer - 40 hours
  • FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design - 40 hours
  • FFP 2770 Legal and Ethical Issues for Fire Service - 40 hours
  • FFP 2780 Fire Department Administration - 40 hours

Additional Information

Email the Battalion Chief of Training or call 305-289-6004 for further information.