Information about the August 2019 class will be available on this website by April 30
This program follows the State of Florida Firefighter I & II curriculum, which offers a comprehensive training that prepares the candidate to take the State Certification. The curriculum includes the framework set by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.
Length of the Program: 398 hours, plus a 52-hour local add-on to prepare for State Certification (6 months)
Class meets Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings, 6:00 – 10:00 pm and Saturdays, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, February 12 through July 30, 2019.
Program Costs: $2,820.10 to the school, plus additional personal equipment and testing fees
See Fee Sheets for details. Complete details will be given during Orientation.
Special Requirements: Students must have completed an approved EMT program to enroll in this program
See Admissions Checklist for additional requirements
Licensure/Certification/Other: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to state the Florida State Fire Fighter Test.
Employment/Career Opportunities: Career opportunities include: Firefighter I & II, Fire Apparatus Operator, and Emergency Vehicle Operator.
Salaries: The mean hourly starting salary for graduates is: $17.25, based on the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, for Hillsborough County, Florida.