Northwest Indiana

District 1  

Firefighter Training Council, Inc.



NWI District 1 Calendar

District 1 Career Recruit Academy-Boot Camp

Date:  4/6/20 thru 6/12/20

Location:  MAAC Valpo


All classes dates will be Monday thru Friday from 7a-4p.  Anyone with FD sponsorship and the availability to meet the course schedule are invited to register

Step 1:  Register for a PSID

Once you have a PSID go to step 2

Step 2:  Register for the course here

Rope Rescue Ops/Tech

April 20-24 and April 27 and 28


Location:  MAAC


Classes are 8a-6p each day


Course Flyer

District 1 Skills Day

Open to All

Class size is limited to 16 per training path-2 paths to choose from


Dates: Rescheduled


Location:  MAAC

The newly designed course is intended for all firefighter skill levels.  

Course Flyer

Course Description Video


Students must register for only 1 of the skills tracks- with or without hose line

Vehicle & Machinery Ops/Tech


Location:  MAAC


Classes are 8a-6p each day


Course Flyer




Pride and Ownership with Chief Lasky

Presented by the Jasper County Firefighters Association


Class Date

 June 20, 2020




Kankakee Valley High School

Cost:  $25 (space is limited)


Course Flyer and Registration Details

Flashover Recognition and Survival

*Single 8 hour class offered twice


Dates: April 26 or May 17 


Location:  MAAC

Class 8a-5p

Course Flyer


Helpful Links

Acadis Testing

PSID Portal



The District 1 Fire Training System accomplishes its mission by delivering traditional and progressive curriculum, skills and ideas while following Local, State and Federal codes, standards and regulations and by staffing the most qualified, certified, professional and experienced Fire and Emergency Service Instructors. The Instructors maintain an active role in the fire service to ensure their safety and improve the quality of life for those trained and the citizens of District 1 and surrounding communities.



We work cooperatively to achieve our goals.  We recognize that each member of our team is important and essential to our success.


We accept our organizational and individual responsibilities.  We are accountable for our actions, decisions, and performance.


We are committed to the safety of Indiana firefighters.  We understand providing relevant and quality training and certification services enables fire departments to protect citizens in every Indiana community.


Honor is built through respect and loyalty, it means showing esprit’ de corps and caring about those around you that you would do anything for them, on or off duty.


If you expect to become a good and respected firefighter you must dedicate yourself to training and developing your mind and body. This can only be achieved through hard work, persistence and a prescribed and orderly training regimen.


D1 FTC in Action




For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 123-456-7890 or fill out the following form

Head Office

500 Terry Francois Street

San Francisco, CA 94158

Tel: 123-456-7890

Fax: 123-456-7890


To apply for a job with Sphere Constuctions, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:

Business Office

Northwest Indiana District 1 Firefighter 

Training Council, Inc.

4203 Montdale Park Dr

Valparaiso, IN 46383-


Training Coordinator

Michael J. Parks

Tel: 219-306-0656


Assistant Training Coordinator

Joseph Ferrantella

Tel: 219-302-1292


NWI D1 FTC Board Members and District Representatives


Lake County

Kevin Nowaczyk

Porter County

Eric Kurtz (President)

LaPorte County

Rob Sabie

Jasper County

Ken Haun

Newton County

Ray Chambers