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Joe London Training Academy
Photo by Jennifer Shockley
Joe London Training Academy. Photo by Jennifer Shockley.
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 (MM 56.6).

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

These courses include:

First Responder - 40 hrs
 
FSFC 109 Firefighter I - 235 hrs
FSFC 906 Firefighter II - 235 hrs


PD 3328 Emergency Vehicle Operator - 16 hrs
FFP 1301 Fire Service Hydraulics - 40 hrs
FFP 1302 Apparatus Operations - 40 hrs
FSFC 703 Aerial Operations - 40 hrs
FSFC 3530 Live Fire Training Instructor - 40 hrs
RN 3842 Live Fire Training Instructor Refresher - 8 hrs

Fire Officer I
FFP 2720 Company Officer Leadership - 40 hrs                
FFP 1810 Firefighting Tactics I - 40 hrs                
FFP 1740 Fire Service Course Delivery - 40 hrs                
FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices - 40 hrs                
FFP 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems - 40 hrs
FFP 2120 Building Construction - 40 hrs                
FFP I-200 Basic Incident Management - 16 hrs                
FFP I-300 Intermediate Incident Management - 16 hrs
Fire Officer II
FFP 2111 Fire Chemistry - 40 hrs
FFP 2610 Origin and Cause - 40 hrs
FFP 2780 Fire Department Administration - 40 hrs
FFP 2770 Legal & Ethical Issues for Fire Service - 40 hrs
FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design - 40 hrs
FFP 1793 Fire & Life Safety Educator I - 40 hrs               
FFP 2706 Public Information Officer - 40 hrs

Contact the Battalion Chief of Training at (305) 289-6004 for further information.