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Welcome to the LION Fire Academy

LION Fire Academy provides fire department members with online training on PPE and Continuing Education Units for successful completion.  Fire instructors can incorporate PPE education into their classes and have their students earn credits.  If you are a fire student or contemplating a career in firefighting, you’ll find helpful quizzes, videos and links on PPE and other firefighting topics.


NFPA 1851 and NFPA 1500 training modules are valid for any brand of PPE.


If you have suggestions on new training topics, or just have a question, please tell us.


Featured: NFPA 1851 PPE Care and Maintenance Training

Earn Continuing Education credits and satisfy the NFPA 1851 training requirements for Advanced Inspection, Advanced Cleaning and Basic Repairs.

 NFPA 1500 PPE Safety and Use Training

Earn 3 hours of Continuing Education credit by taking the NFPA 1500 PPE Safety and Training series and pass the 12-part test.

Test your Fire Fighting Knowledge

with our online quizzes and tests.

Five things you should know about your PPE

It's unlike any clothing you've ever worn before.  You have to know its purpose and limitations as well as you know yourself.

LION product-specific training

If your department uses LION brand products, we have included instructional videos about the fit, form and functionality of LION PPE.


Featured: NFPA 1500
PPE Safety and Use

Learn what every fire fighter should know before using NFPA 1971 compliant gear through an in-depth 12-part video series. Take the test after each video. Once you have successfully completed all the tests, you'll earn three hours of continuing education from Butler Tech.


NFPA 1851 PPE Care and Maintenance Training

 A video series that trains you how to perform Advanced PPE Inspections, Advanced PPE Cleaning and Basic PPE Repairs so you can help your department implement an NFPA 1851 PPE care and maintenance program. Become your department's resident expert: take the test after each training topic to earn your CEU certificate from Butler Tech for each subject you successfully complete.

LION product-specific training

Instructional videos about the fit, form and functionality of LION products

Get instructor discounts

for LION's Personal Protective Equipment.

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