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LAFD CAP @ VRTA - Drill Tower 81

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Valley Recruit Training Academy - Drill Tower 81

14345 Arminta ST

Panorama City, CA 91402

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The LAFD is offering the Candidate Advancement Program, a physical fitness and development program designed by firefighters for firefighters

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One of the most significant challenges faced by LAFD firefighter recruits is developing the strength and fitness required to be successful in the LAFD Training Academy.  The Los Angeles Fire Department is offering the Candidate Advancement Program (CAP), a physical fitness and development program designed by firefighters for firefighters.  

The focus is on developing both strength and metabolic conditioning in a similar training environment to that found in the LAFD's fire academy.   Your success as a firefighter for the LAFD depends heavily on the work you put in BEFORE you arrive at the Drill Tower.  If You Have Not Applied to The Los Angeles Fire Department AND/OR Taken the Written Exam You Are Not Allowed to Participate in CAP.

We STRONGLY encourage all LAFD candidates to take advantage of this FREE program.  ***Dress Code "Dark Blue" exercise shorts/pants, short sleeve t-shirt (no tank or crop tops), Dark athletic shoes, no loose or restrictive jewelry, bring a firm foam roller and water. You must be 18 years or older.  Please call 213-893-9502 if you have any questions.


Introduction to:

- Tools and Equipment

- Ladders and Hose Lays

- Terminology

- Culture of the LAFD

- Enter the LAFD Fire Academy in the best shape of your life.

- Learn what to expect at the academy both physically and mentally.

- Get to know active LAFD officers and firefighters involved in the program.

- Build a network with other firefighter candidates for support and encouragement.

- Build confidence and physical fitness that will carry you through to a successful career with the LAFD. 

**If it is your first time to CAP this year please copy and paste the link below and fill out the waiver to bring to your next session** 

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