The following table illustrates the program structure. Become a State of Florida Certified Firefighter. Students will learn how to protect life and property by managing all phases of fire suppression, prevention, inspection and rescue. Students will be instructed to recognize, identify and mitigate all aspects of hazardous situations including fire control, search and rescue, forcible entry, ventilation, hazmat, vehicle extrication, ropes and knots, RIT, FF survival as well as extinguish and mitigate live fire scenarios including vehicles, dumpsters, propane and Class A burn building fires. This program is approved by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.
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492 hours + 40 hours Practical & Written Exams & Review