Fire Fighter II (Fire
Fighter I & II) (5720)
This program prepares students for certification
and initial employment as fire fighters in the state of Florida.
Successful program completion will qualify students to take the
state minimum standards written, oral and practical examination
as administered by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to
take the state firefighter exam.
Graduates of this program can continue into the Fire
Science Technology (Academy Track) A.S. program.
Fire Fighter II (I & II) is a selective
access program and admission into the program is based upon the
following criteria. All needed instructions and paperwork are
distributed at orientation. For more information call 904.646.2182.
Selected Entry Prerequisites:
- Driving history
- Drug screen
- Medical examination (form FST-2)
- FDLE background investigations
- Physical ability testing
- Passing scores on the Test of Adult Basic
Education (TABE) or an approved waiver (associate degree or
higher by proof of official transcript)
- High school diploma from an accredited high
school or high school equivalency degree
- Notarized copy of statement of meeting minimum
requirements of a fire fighter in the state of Florida
- Current First Responder certification and
Applicants Must (only after acceptance to
- Have medical examinations on form FST-2 (see
- Submit fingerprint cards for proof of good
- Have proof of medical insurance to remain
in force for the duration of the program.
- Have an application for Certification as
a Fire Fighter (Division
of State Fire Marshall Bureau of Fire Standards and Training).
The above documents shall be submitted to the Florida State
Fire College no later than ten days after class starts. Students
are responsible for submitting these documents and all expenses
that may be incurred.
*VPI 0100 Basic Reading Skills
*VPI 0200 Basic Mathematical Skills
*VPI 0300 Basic Language Skills
FFP 0010 Fire Fighter I (225/7.5)
FFP 0020 Fire Fighter II (225/7.5)
Total Credit Hours: 450 contact hours/15
*Students who have satisfactory test scores
are not required to take these courses.
Estimated tuition is $810. (for Florida residents, as of 7/04)