Firefighter Career and Technical Certificate
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About this Program
The Firefighter Career and Technical Certificate program offers critical skills to students looking for employment as a volunteer firefighter (Firefighter I) or a firefighter (Firefighter II).
Program Overview & Requirements
To prepare students for employment as a volunteer firefighter (Firefighter I) or a firefighter (Firefighter II).
492 clock hours, depending on certification sought
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and have a standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Applicant must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and achieve required scores. Additionally, applicant must have a physical examination prior to program entry.
Florida Public Safety Institute, Tallahassee Fire Academy
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