Denver Fire Department Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting


Due to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, all classes scheduled for 2021 are subject to change based on updated policies, or CDC and State of Colorado guidelines. We will notify all registrants when changes are imminent.

Please do not attend training if you are sick.

  DFD ARFF Training Academy at DEN

The Denver Fire Department Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Training Academy at DEN is eager to meet your ARFF training needs with our updated training grounds, full-scale aircraft mock-up and professional firefighter instructors. We offer scheduled Initial ARFF, FAA CFR 139 Recertification Live Burn and Fire Extinguisher training by appointment. To learn more, please click:

  Contact Us

If you have additional questions or need more information, please email us at [email protected] or call us at (303) 342-4281.

  Class Start Times and Late Policy

All class times begin as published. To honor the time of all our students and ensure that we are operating in the safest environment possible, no certificate will be earned by students arriving more than one hour late to any class. Students missing the safety briefing will be prohibited from participation in that day's live burn drills; no exceptions.

  Cancellation Policy

The Denver Fire Department at DEN reserves the right to cancel a course up to 30 days prior to the scheduled course start date. If a course is canceled, the Denver Fire Department at DEN will make every attempt to contact affected students to offer priority seating in the next available class or to refund tuition payments. The Denver Fire Department at DEN will not be responsible for costs associated with canceling of airplane tickets, hotel reservations, or other related travel costs.

Students have the right to cancel their enrollment in a class, at no charge, up to 30 days prior to the course start date. Students will be charged for cancellations received within less than 30 days prior to class start date.

  Waiver and Prerequisites

Prerequisites described for each course and a signed waiver are required to attend class.

  Location and Directions

Our address is:
11345 Trussville Street
Denver. CO 80249

Driving directions by Google Maps.