Each applicant cadet of LCVFD is required to attend at least 3 months of training. It consists of 80 hours of basic firefighting training. Most of the training occurs on Monday and Wednesday nights and occasional Saturdays. Pending successful completion of cadet training, applicants will join the department as firefighters where they will receive training every Tuesday night from 6 to 9 p.m. In all, the department receives over 8,000 hours of training per year.