Training Department 



                                                       Training Chief Chad Woodall                                                        



The Training Division, led by Training Chief Chad Woodall, is responsible for all the training and certification of all Fire Department personnel. The training division is also responsible for keeping up with all the departmental training records and ensuring compliance with Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training, NFPA standards, and the ISO (Insurance Service Office). 

The Training Division annually conducts live fire training, vehicle extrication, Haz Mat, pump service testing, technical rescue training, and many other courses at the new BCFD/Cartersville Joint Training Center. (see Training Center page for more information). 

The Training Division also provides fire extinguisher training for companies and organizations within Bartow County. Fire Fire Extinguisher Training: There is a $10 per person charge for this training. The fee covers the cost of supplies and training personnel. For more information or to schedule a class contact Training Chief Chad Woodall at 770-387-5151 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .