Membership in Local 2339 and the IAFF/FPF entitle you to multiple opportunities for education. This education ranges from fire/ems/hazmat to Labor specific topics like negotiating, representation, benefits and more. Although many of the opportunities are in person and may require travel, some are online and can be done at your own pace. If you are interested in any of the education opportunities listed, please reach out to your shift rep or an Executive Board member!
ALTS - "Affiliate Leadership Training Summit"
The Affiliate Leadership Training Summit (& Human Relations Conference) is held every year by the IAFF. This week-long training opportunity hosts the best presenters from inside and outside of the IAFF on a wide range of labor and human relations related topics. The conference alternates between east and west coasts and is usually held in Orlando, FL in the January of even years.
Redmond "Fire-Based EMS and Health&Safety Symposium"
This symposium is held annually and is rotated between the east coast (on odd years) and the west coast or Canada. The Redmond Symposium offers industry specific classes on Health & Safety, training opportunities to strengthen a departments fire-based ems, and a range of Labor related topics in between.
FPF Convention Classes
Each year, Local 2339 sends delegates and alternates to the state convention of the Florida Professional Firefighters. Those delegates and alternates, along with any guests, are able to take two days of Labor specific training provided by FPF officers, attorneys, Florida affiliate leaders and more.
IAFF PEP Events
The IAFF offers multiple training events around the country that are generally aimed at leadership within the Local. These training topics include Secretary/Treasurer duties, Negotiations, and Affiliate administration.
Local 2339 Trainings
Our Local will put on trainings from time to time for those who would like to get more involved in Local 2339 or to help with specific committees.
Online IAFF Trainings
On IAFF.org, each member has the opportunity to complete various online trainings. These classes include topics related to HAZMAT, Health & Safety, Negotiations and more.