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The Public Safety Program at BC3 is unique in its educational offerings to local volunteer and paid Fire/EMS organizations and agencies, On Demand Local Level Fire/Hazmat Training, Specialized Designed Training and Certification. Training is provided at local agency locations, county/regional fire schools, off site fixed facilities and BC3ís Public Safety Training Facility (PSTF).

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Wayne Kovac

Fire Training Coordinator

wayne.kovac@bc3.edu
724.287.8711 ext. 8354†


Dr. Francis "Kip" Deleonibus

Director of Public Safety Training and the Public Safety Training Facility

francis.deleonibus@bc3.edu
724.287.8711 ext. 8426†

 

 

Public Safety Training Facility Schedule

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Allegheny County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Engine Company Operations (ECOP)09/09/201409/30/2014 Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Broughton VFD
 
Contact Information
Kevin Maehling 412-278-5197

Armstrong County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Pump Operations I (PUOP)09/15/201409/20/2014Mon 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Manor Twp VFC
 
Contact Information
Chad Evans 724-664-0552
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT) 09/27/201409/28/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM City of Parker VFD
 
Contact Information
Dean Pryor 814-221-0814

Beaver County Courses

Bedford County Courses

Butler County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Delmar Hazardous Materials Awareness (DHMA)10/21/201410/21/2014 Tue 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Townville Ambulance
 
Contact Information
Kiley Cribbs 724-287-8711
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Delmar Hazardous Materials Operations Refresher (DHMOR)09/06/201409/06/2014Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Buffalo Township VFC
 
Contact Information
Matt Cypher 724-601-0138
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness (BVRA)09/17/201409/21/2014 Wed, Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Oneida VFD
 
Contact Information
Dean Pryor 814-221-0814
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations (BVRO)09/24/201409/30/2014Wed 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Mon 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Oneida VFD
 
Contact Information
Dean Pryor 814-221-0814
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (BVRT)10/13/201410/19/2014Mon 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Wed 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Oneida VFD
 
Contact Information
Dean Pryor 814-221-0814
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Foam Firefighting Technician (NFFT)09/13/201409/14/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department
 
Contact Information
Dean Pryor 814-221-0814

Cambria County Courses

Cameron County Courses

Centre County Courses

Clarion County Courses

Clearfield County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rope/High Angle Rescue II (RORA)10/04/201410/05/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM DuBois VFD
 
Contact Information
Domenic Bontempo 814-591-2404
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Truck Company Operations II (ATRC)09/13/201409/14/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM DuBois VFD
 
Contact Information
Domenic Bontempo 814-591-2404
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rope/ High Angle Rescue Level 310/18/201410/19/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM DuBois VFD
 
Contact Information
Domenic Bontempo 814-591-2404

Clinton County Courses

Crawford County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness (BVRA)10/21/201410/25/2014Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bloomfield Twp VFD
 
Contact Information
Thaddeus Wynkoop 814-969-5510
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations (BVRO)11/11/201411/15/2014Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bloomfield Twp VFD
 
Contact Information
Thaddeus Wynkoop 814-969-5510
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (BVRT)11/18/201411/29/2014Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bloomfield Twp VFD
 
Contact Information
Thaddeus Wynkoop 814-969-5510
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Delmar Hazardous Materials Awareness (DHMA)09/09/201409/09/2014Tue 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Centerville VFD
 
Contact Information
Wendy Allen 814-350-0713
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Interior Firefighter (ELIF)09/02/201409/27/2014 Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Tue 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford County Firefighters Scuba Team
 
Contact Information
Brad Johnson 814-671-1060
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Basic Sign Language for the First Responder09/06/201409/06/2014 Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Confined Space Rescue (CSR)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Incident Safety Officer (ISO)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Resource Accountability Responder (RAR)09/07/201409/07/2014Sun 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Aerial Apparatus Practices (AELA)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Hose Equipment & Hose Roll Review/Advancing Hoselines/Hose Stretching Exercise (Topic 1)09/06/201409/06/2014Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Introduction to Basic Firemanship (Crawford/Venango)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Structural Burn Session (SBS)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Eleven Things a Fire Officer Must Know to Be Successful09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Assembling & Preparing a RIT Staging Area (Topic 26)09/07/201409/07/2014Sun 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Pump Operations I (PUOP)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Basement Fires and Rollover/Flashover Recognition09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rescue & Forcible Entry Tools (Topic 25)09/07/201409/07/2014Sun 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Foam Firefighting Technician (NFFT)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Communication & Public Relations for Fire Police (CPFP)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Crawford/Venango Co Fire School
 
Contact Information
Jim Wetzel 814-432-3780

Delaware County Courses

Elk County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rural Fire Ground Water Movement (RFWM)09/06/201409/07/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Jones Twp FD
 
Contact Information
Steven Bauer 814-834-7194

Erie County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Legal Aspects of the Fire Service (LAFS)10/14/201410/23/2014 Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM A. F. Doble Hose and Ladder Co.
 
Contact Information
Mike Adams 814-860-0865
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/13/201410/19/2014Sat 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sun 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sun 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Erie FD South Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/13/201410/19/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Erie FD Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/14/201411/01/2014Sun 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Erie FD Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/14/201411/01/2014Sun 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sat 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sat 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Erie FD South Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/20/201410/18/2014Sat 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sun 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sat 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Erie FD South Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/20/201410/18/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Erie FD Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/27/201410/25/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Erie FD Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Fire Fighter Survival (SURV)09/27/201410/25/2014Sat 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sun 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM & Sat 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Erie FD South Central Station
 
Contact Information
Vance Duncan III 814-870-1414
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational First Resp10/01/201410/15/2014 Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Cranesville Fire Dept
 
Contact Information
Tim Crane 814-440-2478
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command And General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACS for10/26/201411/05/2014Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM & Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Cranesville Fire Dept
 
Contact Information
Tim Crane 814-440-2478
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Structural Collapse Operations Level II (SCOF)10/18/201410/19/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Erie Co Dept of Public Safety
 
Contact Information
Brian Mesaros 814-451-7924
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Structural Collapse Operations Level 1 (SCOA)10/17/201410/17/2014Fri 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Erie Co Dept of Public Safety
 
Contact Information
Brian Mesaros 814-451-7924
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Electrical Emergencies (ELFS)09/18/201409/18/2014Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Erie Co Dept of Public Safety
 
Contact Information
Brian Mesaros 814-451-7924

Fayette County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness (BVRA)10/06/201410/11/2014 Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MASONTOWN VFD
 
Contact Information
CHUCK CORCORAN 724-208-7837
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations (BVRO)10/13/201410/18/2014 Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MASONTOWN VFD
 
Contact Information
CHUCK CORCORAN 724-208-7837
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (BVRT)10/20/201410/25/2014 Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MASONTOWN VFD
 
Contact Information
CHUCK CORCORAN 724-208-7837
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rope/High Angle Rescue I (RORE) 11/04/201411/09/2014Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Wed 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM & Sun 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Contact Information
Robert Topper 724-323-2820

Forest County Courses

Greene County Courses

Indiana County Courses

Jefferson County Courses

Lackawanna County Courses

Lancaster County Courses

Lawrence County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Delmar Hazardous Materials Operations (DHMO)10/11/201410/16/2014 Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ellwood City VFD
 
Contact Information
Rick Myers 724-758-7149

Lebanon County Courses

Lycoming County Courses

McKean County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rope/High Angle Rescue I (RORE)09/27/201409/28/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tri-County Fire School
 
Contact Information
Ken Weidow 814-781-3646
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rapid Intervention Teams (RITC)09/27/201409/27/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tri-County Fire School
 
Contact Information
Ken Weidow 814-781-3646
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Resource Accountability Officer (RAO)09/28/201409/28/2014Sun 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tri-County Fire School
 
Contact Information
Ken Weidow 814-781-3646
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Interior Firefighter (ELIF) 09/07/201410/18/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tri-County Fire School
 
Contact Information
Ken Weidow 814-781-3646
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Exterior Firefighter Transition to Interior Firefighter (ELEF T)09/06/201409/06/2014Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tri-County Fire School
 
Contact Information
Ken Weidow 814-781-3646

Mercer County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue (ROBR)09/20/201409/21/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM West Middlesex VFD
 
Contact Information
Wendy George 724-854-2765
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Rope/High Angle Rescue I (RORE)10/04/201410/05/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM West Middlesex VFD
 
Contact Information
Wendy George 724-854-2765

Monroe County Courses

Montgomery County Courses

Northampton County Courses

Potter County Courses

Tioga County Courses

Venango County Courses

Warren County Courses

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness (BVRA)09/13/201409/14/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Clarendon FD
 
Contact Information
Andy Jones 814-730-1802
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations (BVRO)09/27/201409/28/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Clarendon FD
 
Contact Information
Andy Jones 814-730-1802
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
PA Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (BVRT)10/11/201410/12/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Clarendon FD
 
Contact Information
Andy Jones 814-730-1802
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Delmar Hazardous Materials Operations (DHMO)09/19/201409/21/2014Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM & Fri 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sugar Grove VFD
 
Contact Information
Wanda Smith 814-563-2220
Course TitleStart DateEnd DateTimesLocation
Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) 09/08/201409/08/2014Mon 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM WARREN CO DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
 
Contact Information
Wanda Smith 814-563-2220

Washington County Courses

Westmoreland County Courses

York County Courses

 

 

For More Information Contact Our Staff

 Wayne Kovac, Fire Training Coordinator wayne.kovac@bc3.edu

 Dr. Francis "Kip" Deleonibus, Director of Public Safety Training and the Public Safety Training Facility francis.deleonibus@bc3.edu

 

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