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Hale Training Academy

About the Academy

2018 Class Schedule

Hale's Training Academy covers the following topics:
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Basics on midship pump design and construction
  • Hands-on training on various pump components including the gearbox, impeller assembly, and pressure relief valve
  • Detailed information on proper relief valve settings, pump installation inspections, and NFPA 1911 pump service testing
  • Troubleshooting techniques
  • Class1 Electronics training (*FL location only)
  • CAFS/Foam training (*PA location only)

Our classes are held throughout the year in Ocala, FL and Conshohocken, PA. Visit our events page for a list of upcoming dates.

Training Academy sessions begin at 8 am on Monday in FL and 1 pm Monday in PA and conclude at both on Thursday at 4pm.

Students may also elect to register with the EVT Certification Commission ( to take one EVT exam at our facility on Friday.

Enrollment fees are $350 per person and include:

  • First-day in FL covers electronics. First-day in PA covers CAFS/Foam
  • Three full days of hands-on and classroom training on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
  • Lunch on Monday (FL only), Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Student Handbook
  • Thumb-drive loaded with manuals and other technical reference materials
  • Friction loss and GPM reference cards
  • Breakaway pump poster
  • Special Hale-branded gifts

Each session is limited to a maximum of 14 students.

Class confirmations will be sent once class enrollment completed. Payments must be made via phone. Contact D'Arcy McKinnon at 352-351-6471 to provide your payment information before the 1st of the month your class will be held in. Enrollment Fee is $350 per person and includes lunch on Monday thru Thursday in FL and Tuesday thru Thursday in PA. Travel and lodging fees are not included and are the responsibility of each enrolled student. 

Class Locations
  • Conshohocken: Montgomery County Fire Academy: Lower Level Pump Room) 1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428 
  • Ocala:
    607 NW 27th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471


  • September 17-21, 2018- Conshohocken, PA
  • October 15-19,  2018  Conshohocken, PA   
  • November 12-16, 2018 - Ocala, FL
  • December 10-14, 2018 - Ocala, FL 
  • 2019 Schedule to be announced soon


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