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East Snohomish Training Academy

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                          EAST SNOHOMISH TRAINING ACADEMY

The East Snohomish Training Academy (ESTA) provides training in Firefighting and Emergency Medicine. We offer a 16 week recruit academy and an EMT Basic course annually. In addition we offer shorter courses like our rural pump class, technical rescue and extrication in a remote environment.


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The ESTA recruit Fire Academy is held in January of each year. Successful recruits will receive certifications in IFSAC Firefighter I and II and Hazmat Awareness and Operations. The program is approximately sixteen weeks with classes two nights a week from 6:00 p,m. until 10:00 and full day training on Saturday and Sunday. Recruits are expected to maintain a high degree of physical fitness and an ability to study independently for quizzes and exams.


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The ESTA recruit Emergency Medical Training Program takes place starting in September. The program lasts approximately 12 weeks taking place two nights a week and full day Saturdays. Successful completion of the program prepares the students to take the National Registry exam.



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In addition to the Recruit Academy and EMT Class, ESTA regularly hosts training throughout the year. Engine and Truck Operations, technical rescue and other specialized training helps students gain new knowledge and skills as well as refine existing ones.





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