TFFC / TESCA is committed to providing quality training courses, educational opportunities, and relevant training materials to prepare emergency service chaplains for a wide span of scenarios. Without adequate, and practical training you as a chaplain cannot be as effective in fulfilling your role serving others. This page is constantly updated with  classes currently being offered,  so please check back often for updates.


​​CISM Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Post-Vention * COURSE PENDING CONFORMATION*
Date/Time: 9-10 November 2017  
Location: Gatlinburg, TN -Region 2 EMS Conference
Course Fee:                         
Prerequisite: NONE
Course Description: This course provides foundational information, requirements, and techniques for assisting in CISM Suicide prevention, Intervention, and post-vention crises.

This Course will meet requirements for Certification Level : Intermediate 

To Register Click Here.

Honor Guard Team Class

Date/Time:  8-9 September 2017
Location: Tennessee Fire Academy, Bell Buckle, TN
Course Fee:  $100.00                   

Prerequisite: None

Class Info. - If you have a Class A Uniform please bring it with you.
Course Description: This course is a 2 day class that helps improve your individual abilities and team cohesiveness while serving as a honor guard member. This class concludes with your participation at the Annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial service on Saturday. 

To Register Click Here.

The TFFC 2017 Fall Training  

 Planning Now. 

​​​​​Essentials of Emergency Service Chaplaincy - Birmingham
Date/Time: 29-30 August 2017 0900-1700

Location: Vestavia Hills City Hall, Vestavia Hills, AL
Course Fee: Course fees vary depending on your specific needs. Please click link below for more details.

​Prerequisite: none

Course Description: This course provides the foundation for Fire/Rescue/EMS chaplain service and teaches an established and credentialed system of protocols in order to provide chaplain service to emergency service workers and the public.

This Course will meet requirements for Certification Level : Basic

To Register Click Here

​​​CISM: Individual and Group Crisis Intervention
Date/Time: 10-12 October 2017

Location: Knowxville, TN
Course Fee: - FREE - FREE - FREE 

​Prerequisite: none

Course Description: This course provides CISM theory and practical application for assisting individuals and

groups to coupe with the stress of a critical incident. This class will help you meet the requirements to be placed

on a team who to provide this service to others.

This Course will meet requirements for Certification Level : Basic