35th Annual CITA-Kirkwood Fire School
September 18 and 19, 2021
The 35th Annual CITA-Kirkwood Fire Schools will be held at the Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center (Fire Training Facility), 101 50th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids. This facility sits 0.5 miles North of main campus on the corner of Hwy 30 and Bowling Street SW..
Registration fees for classes at the CITA-Kirkwood Fire School vary. Please check each registration form for fees by class selection. Payment must accompany your registration. Acceptable payment methods include : billing authorization signed by department administrator, check made payable to Kirkwood Community College, or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover).
Billing and Refund Policy
Individuals will not be billed
Individuals may register and bill their departments (a billing authorization form must be filled out and returned). Invoices will not be sent to individuals.
Billing for all registered participants will be done regardless of attendance. Please remember that lunch cost is part of your tuition. Registrations canceled before 5:00 pm on September 16, 2021 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after September 16, 2021 will not be eligible for a refund.
All participants that are registered prior to September 15, 2021 will receive the official confirmation
letter. Those that register after September 16th will need to pick up their confirmation at
check in. The confirmation packet will include: Confirmation Letter, Campus Map, and Name Tag.
Fire School Check-In
Check-In will take palce starting at 7:30 am - 12:30 pm on Saturday, September 18 and again on Sunday, September 19 from
7:30 - 11:00 am.
All participants must check-in before proceeding to their classes and pick up there registration packet.
Walk-in registrations will be accepted for a class on a space available basis only.
Lunch will be provided to all paying students and is located in the same building as all classes.
Code of Conduct
Your conduct while attending out of town educational programs or other fire service
events should be no different than it would be at home in front of your families. Wherever
you travel, the FD license plate, the blue light, the window decal, the Maltese cross on
your jacket or tee shirt identifies you as a member of an honorable and proud profession.
Your actions reflect not only upon you as an individual, but upon your fire department and
the fire service as a whole. The public expects our actions to be above reproach on and
off the emergency scene.
The following policies were put into effect regarding minimum age requirements for
courses at the CITA-Kirkwood Fire School.
All Students must be at least 18 years of age and must be fully covered by insurance.
This policy has been implemented to assure the safety of the students who attend the
scheduled classes at the Fire School.
The 35th Annual Central Iowa Training Association and Kirkwood Community College
Fire School, except as provided under Chapter 25-A of the Code of Iowa relating to tort
claims, shall not be held liable for damages or injuries to students or persons participating
in the school. Participants are advised to purchase individual insurance if their employer
or Fire Department does not provide insurance coverage for injuries.
Notice of nondiscrimination
Kirkwood Community College declares and affirms to its students, employees, and to the public that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in its educational programs, activities, admission procedures or employment practices. The College affirms its commitment to comply with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and orders.