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"By knowing their needs and exceeding their expectations; we enable the success of Florida's Fire and Emergency Services Community!"

Safety Officer Certification is available effective February 15, 2015.
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Volunteer Week at the Florida State Fire College - April 21 - 26, 2015
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Attend the NFA State Weekend - May 29, 30 & 31, 2015
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F.S. 633 Changes Changes to F.S. 633 effective July 1, 2013 Changes to F.S. 633 Effective 1 July 2013
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Click HERE for information on the NFA's Managing Officer Program.


Click HERE for information on the        NFA State Weekend being held      May 29, 30 & 31 in Emmitsburg, Maryland.


TRAINING

 

Contact the Training Staff

FSFC Training Schedule

View Course Curriculum

Approved Online Training

View Course Descriptions

Guidelines for becoming a
  FF1 (Firefighter 1)

Training Home Page

 

 


NFA TRAINING

 

What process should I follow
  if I want to sponsor an NFA   course?

What courses are available?

Contact the NFA State    Coordinator

Required Forms

 


Florida Statute & CODE Applicable to Fire Service

 

F.S. 633

F.A.C. 69A

 

 

 

 

 


VOLUNTEERS

 

Guidelines for becoming a
  FF1 (Firefighter 1)

Inquire about Volunteering

 



 

 

Florida Firefighter Cert. of Compliance

 

Requirements

• List of Approved Firefighter

  Recruit Training Providers

•  Processing Fingerprints for Required Background Checks

• Tobacco Affidavit Sample

     (PDF)    (MSWORD)

 

 

• Retention of Certification

• New Rule affecting

  Retention of Certification

 

 

• MIN_STDS Committee

   Report - January 2014 (PDF)

 


FIRE INVESTIGATOR Certifications

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


LIVE Fire Training Instructor CERTIFICATION

 

• Requirements

• Renewal Requirements

• Exam Reference Material

 

Check back soon for this info!

 


NEW Certification

Safety Officer CERTIFICATION

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

 

Incident Safety Officer Certificate of Completion

Health & Safety Officer Certificate of Completion

 

•  Link to Applications and Taskbooks

 

SAFEty

 

Contact the Safety Staff

• Safety Articles

• Concerns

• Model Programs

• Safety Webinars

• Safety Home Page

 

 

 

 


Student Services

 

Contact Student Services

FSFC Welcome Package

Dormitory Registration

Bookstore

Transcripts and/or Copy of   Certificate

Student Services Home Page

 


SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION PROGRAM

 

How do I become eligible?

How do I enroll in the

   program?

What causes loss of SC?

Are there any reporting

   requirements?

 


A-LIST REGISTRATION

 

 

 

 

 



Certifications

 

Firesafety Inspector I CERT. of Compliance

 

Requirements

Renewal Requirements

Exam Reference Material

Processing Fingerprints for Required Background Checks

CEU Reciprocity: SFM-BCAIB

Proboard Certification: for
   Inspector Cert issued prior
   to Jan 24, 2001.

 

Firesafety Inspector Certification Flowchart

 

 

 

 

 

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATIONS

 

Requirements

Single Course Exemption

Renewal Requirements

Exam Reference Material

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Fire AND LIFESAFETY EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

 

 

 

 


HAZMAT TECH CERTIFICATION

 

Requirements

HazMat Tech Cert. Application

• No Renewal Required

Study Materials

 


Portable Fire Extinguisher Course and Examination Information

 

Certification & TESTING

 

Contact the Standards Staff

For Out-of-State Firefighters

2014 Testing Schedule

Using the Online Testing

   Application Process

FCDICE Tutorials

About ProBoard Certification

Standards Home Page

Processing Fingerprints for Required Background Checks

 

Direct Link to Pearson VUE testing: Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Section

 

Pearson VUE Testing Reservations by phone:

       888-204-6289

 

 


FIRE & Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)

 

What is FESHE?

Sign-up for the USFA's LAMP   Distribution List.

• Want to pursue a degree program? Contact the FSFC

Academic Instructor.

Is a College Accredited?

 

 

FOR COLLEGES

 FESHE Recognition Program

 

 



 

 

Firesafety Inspector II CERTIFICATION

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

CEU Reciprocity: SFM-BCAIB

Proboard Certification: for
  Inspector Cert issued prior
  to Jan 24, 2001.

 

Firesafety Inspector Certification Flowchart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE OFFICER Certifications

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

Link to Applications, Taskbooks and Portfolio Workbooks

• "Courage to be Safe" Online Training Link

 

Fire Officer Certification Flowchart

 

 


PUMP OPERATOR CERTIFICATION

 

 

Requirements

• No Renewal Required

 

 

 

 


Fire Code Administrator Certification

 

Requirements (w/Application)

Fire Code Administrator

   Application (MSWord Format)

(includes the Portfolio Review Worksheet)

F.A.C 69A-39.0071

FESHE Schools

 



The Bureau of Fire Standards and Training is accredited by the National Board  on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard). ProBoard LOGO

Accreditation is the stamp of approval from a third party (Pro Board) review of the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training's certification system. The review includes all aspects of certification testing including; completeness, fairness, security, validity and correlation to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

Click on the ProBoard Logo for a listing of the accredited Bureau of Fire Standards and Training certification programs.

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