Americas Leading Insurer of Emergency Organizations

Training Emergency Responders

VFIS' Education and Training team is staffed by active emergency service personnel with more than 400 years of combined emergency service experience.

We have a proud tradition and history of being an emergency services leader in providing our clients with quality training programs that are timely and proven risk management tools.

Every year, more than 100,000 injuries and over 100 deaths occur to emergency responders (both fire and EMS personnel) during training or on actual emergency calls. It is our goal to help reduce that number.

We have trained more than 175,000 emergency services personnel since 2006. VFIS delivered 354 classes, had over 20,000 participants in 2014 and we offer more client educational products than any other emergency service insurance program, including:
  • 20+ training kits
  • 20+ online training programs
  • 7 downloadable training booklets
  • 30+ safety posters
  • 46+ downloadable risk control communiques
  • 20+ downloadable safety forms
  • 4 self-audit guides

Additional Info

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You can place your order online. Most items ship within one week.

If you need assistance, call 800.233.1957 for additional information.

Our clients benefit from the exceptional services that we provide in the areas of:

Educational Materials

VFIS offers a wide range of valuable educational resources, such as videos, manuals, CDs, posters and PowerPoint presentations.

Training Classes

Our field training classes are conducted on a regional basis throughout the year, with many offered at instructor and participant levels. View the currently scheduled field training courses or the entire list of offerings.

Online Training

Take fire and EMS classes online, from anywhere! In our continuous efforts to improve safety and operations in the fire and EMS services through education, training, risk management and insurance programs, VFIS offers VFIS University.


We provide our clients access to a wide range of consulting services.