The Fire Fighter program is designed to prepare each student for employment as a Fire Fighter I or a Fire Fighter II upon successfully completing the program and passing the Minimum Standards Examination of the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (written and practical).

The program has been offered by CTAE in partnership with the Florida State Fire College for over 30 years. The program provides both classroom theory and hands-on, practical training to prepare students for the fire service. The course includes fire alarms and communication, vehicles, apparatus and equipment, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, fire streams, fundamentals of extinguishment,  ladders, hoses, tools and equipment, forcible entry, salvage, overhaul, ventilation, rescue, protective breathing equipment, first responder emergency medical techniques, water supplies, principles of in-service inspections, safety, controlled burning, and employability skills.

To view the Fire Fighter Program itemized costs sheet, please click here.

All classes are held at the Florida State Fire College located at: 11655 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34482

For more information call: 352-369-2875 or 352-671-4132



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