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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Firefighter Minimum Standards Certificate

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This program provides training for Southwest Florida firefighters in partnership with the North Naples Fire Training Center. This program is designed to prepare students to be eligible to sit for the State of Florida Firefighter II Certification exam. Students must satisfy the requirements set forth in NFPA 1001 and Florida State Statute 69A-37. The 510-hour course runs for six months. Classes are held in North Naples on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturdays.  The cost for this course varies due to equipment needs. Approximately $4,100 will cover course application, gear rental (if needed), uniforms, books, testing, fingerprints, etc.


Admission to the Firefighter Minimum Standards Certificate Program

The Firefighter Minimum Standards Program is a physically and mentally challenging course that includes extensive classroom and practical field components. Students must be physically prepared for the vigorous physical activity required to successfully complete the program. The Physical Ability Test  (PAT) will ensure that all candidates entering the program have the physical ability to complete the course. Students must pass the Physical Ability Test prior to admission to the program.

Contact Information -- Fire Science Program Office at (239)489-9392.


Certificate Requirements:

Total PSAV Credits: 17

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