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Training

Training2019-01-29T14:42:32-06:00
James Knowles, III
James Knowles, IIIAssistant Chief of Training
Contact Information:
jknowles@fdl.wi.gov
(920) 322-3837

The Training Division is staffed by an assistant chief of training.  The training division is responsible for the design, delivery, and documentation of all educational programs involving agency personnel.  These programs are intended to improve the firefighting, emergency medical, rescue, and hazardous materials response capabilities available to the citizens of Fond du Lac, as well as meet the requirements and objectives of federal and state agencies.  Additional duties include the presentation of department-related training and demonstrations to various organizations throughout the community.

The division works with other fire agencies, city agencies, Moraine Park Technical College, and the Wisconsin Technical College System.   The agency has thirty-one personnel certified at the Instructor I level, of which three personnel are also certified at the Instructor II level.

The Training division works to provide industry standard training opportunities to all agency personnel.