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Kirkwood Community College



38th Annual CITA-Kirkwood Fire School

September 28, 2024

General Information

The 38th 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 26, 2024 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after September 26, 2024 will not be eligible for a refund.

All participants that are registered prior to September 16, 2024 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 and Campus Map.

Fire School Check-In
Check-In will take palce starting at 7:30 am - 12:30 pm on Saturday, September 28 and 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.

Age Disclaimer
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 38th 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.


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 Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-398-5678     877-522-9283

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