Education and Training At SAFD
The Sable Altura Fire Department is proud to be recognized by the State of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Division as an EMT, IV, Intermediate, and Paramedic CE Training Group #151-CO.
We welcome outside agencies at our EMS or Fire Training sessions for their Continuing Education or JPR-based needs. For EMS we offer IV Approval, Basic EKG, ACLS, CPR, PEPP, EMT and Paramedic Refreshers and more. For Fire we hold a full Firefighter I Academy, Hazardous Materials - Operations, and Firefighter II courses just to name a few.
We've become a leader in innovation by delivering distance-based education via our Education Portal. A few of our courses can be taken directly online as a standalone course (such as CE's), however our industry is a skill-based one and most of our courses are delivered in "hybrid" format (both online, and skill days). We feel that we've become a leader in this delivery format, and have proven it's success time and again.
Individuals or agencies interested in training opportunities should contact our administrative offices at 303-364-7187 for dates and information. We also list any planned courses under "Upcoming Courses". You're encouraged to register for those courses using our online registration form.
Note- If you are looking for your initial certification as an EMT or Paramedic, we cannot help you. You must seek out this education from either a educational (such as community colleges) or hospital-based entity. We can help direct you to some options however based on our agency partnerships.
- Residents of SAFPD, we've been notified that an Opne Burn Ban is now in effect for Arapahoe county. This Open Burning Ban includes any and all recreational burning. Here is the text of the ban, and also the link to it on the... http://arapahoegov...
- SAFD crews worked throughout the night and continue to operate today on scene of the Old Victory fire in Bennett. Brush Engine 41 personnel were thrilled to locate and assist this bird in the ashes of the fire!
- Multiple SAFD units are currently operating on scene of the Old Victory Fire in support of Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue.