Open Enrollment May 2024

Our Open Enrollment Operations Level training is available to anyone with an interest in supporting animal emergencies in their communities. These trainings will take place at the Florida State Fire College (11655 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34482) from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM each day of training. Fees are $500/person during early registration through 3/15/24, $600/person after 3/15/24. Limited scholarships are available to qualifying applicants.

Limited quantities of helmets and rope gloves may be provided by the UF VETS team. Participants should bring the following:
– Helmet (min. Class C or ANSI Z89.1 with chinstrap) if possible
– Rope or Mechanix style gloves if possible
– Work boots
– Long pants
– Long sleeve shirts
– Eye protection (ANSI Z89.1)

Low cost lodging is available on site and can be reserved through the Florida State Fire College website.


Involves hands-on, scenario-based training for tools and techniques used to conduct animal technical rescue in low and high angle environments. Rope Rescue Ops is recommended as a prerequisite for this training. 24 hours CE from Florida State Fire College.

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May 6-8, 2024 Operations Level ATR

Hosted at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala

May 2024 ATR OPS

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Registration must be paid in full to hold seat. Refunds will be offered in the event of class cancellation. Individual refunds will be processed if cancelled 2 or more weeks prior to start date of training. Payment will be taken following confirmation of registration. Please allow 24 business hours for confirmation.