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VFIS University

VFIS University provides online training classes for firefighters and emergency responders

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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 developed VFIS University.

VFIS University has partnered with TargetSolutions, where more than 300 online distance learning courses are available. Here's how you can get started.

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Check out a sample below of valuable VFIS programs currently being offered and find even more from TargetSolutions at VFISu.com 


This course is designed for future leaders or current leaders. The session provides a discussion on the concept of leadership in the emergency services, introducing several different perspectives and applicable situations involving leadership, and allows participants to consider tools and techniques for individual application.

Drive Safe is a short, hard-hitting program on personal responsibility and mindful driving. It is suggested as mandatory training for all new employees/members and serves as an excellent refresher and awareness course regarding driving safely and the impact of distracted driving.

This program takes an honest look at child sexual abuse in a variety of settings that provide services to children and teenagers, including fire/EMS agencies. This session offers considerations to help prevent child sexual abuse.

This program defines what harassment is, gives examples of desirable behaviors and what “crosses the line”, and identifies the channels for reporting harassing behavior. This program is intended for all personnel within an organization.

This program defines what harassment is, gives examples of desirable behaviors and what “crosses the line”, and identifies the channels for reporting harassing behavior. This program is intended for management personnel within an organization.

This session will provide best practices to prevent emergency vehicle operators from striking fixed objects, including standard operative guidelines, define responsibilities to prevent incidents, and be cognizant of situational factors that can lead to fixed object strikes.

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Accessing VFIS University

If you are a current VFIS insurance customer, the VFIS risk management online courses are available to you at no cost. If you are a new user, please use these login instructions:

  1. Visit vfisu.com
  2. Choose “Get Started”
  3. Submit your registration information
  4. You will receive a confirmation email within 2 business days
  5. Follow the confirmation email instructions to sign in and get started

In order to enjoy the best experience possible with our course offerings, please be sure to review our system requirements.

Call 800.233.1957 ext. 7228 for additional information.