Saturday, October 25

The Upland Fire Department

Training

The Training Division of the Upland Fire Department is responsible for Training and Personnel Development which enables the Fire Department to accomplish its mission.

Functions of the division include:

  • Recruitment
  • Examinations and Promotional Testing
  • Background Investigations
  • Training and Performance Standards
  • Explorer Program
  • Reserve Firefighter Program
  • Information Management Systems
  • Risk Management
  • Infection Control Program

Recent training and program development have provided an emphasis on:

  • Metrolink
  • Confined Spaces / Technical Rescue
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Response
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Defibrillation
  • Fireground Performance Standards
  • Truck Company Operations
  • Respiratory Protection - OSHA Standards

Training, in all its forms, is the single most important ingredient in the readiness of firefighters as emergency responders to fulfill their assigned mission.