The breakdown for the Monday - Friday schedule is:
Monday: Original Practical Minimum Standards Examinations and Out of State Equivalency applicants. A maximum of 40 students will be admitted.
Tuesday: Retest of Practical Minimum Standards Examinations. A maximum of 40 students will be admitted.
Wednesday: Minimum Standards Retention Examinations. A maximum of 40 students will be admitted.
Thursday: Retest of Practical Minimum Standards Examinations for applicants who have failed "pieces and parts" of the original Practical Examinations. A maximum of 40 students will be admitted.
If you have scheduled an examination and find that you are unable to attend your scheduled examination; you must notify the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (the Bureau) at least 10 business days prior to your test date.
Failure to notify the Bureau within the required timeframe will result in you being assessed a $30 Rescheduling Fee.
In addition, for applicants failing the exam, a $30 fee will be required to schedule a retest.
To pay the fee, please go online to www.floridastatefirecollege.org to your personal profile, click the Applications in Progress tab, and click the status of the application to pay the $30.00 fee.
Login and password are required. If you have forgotten them, please contact the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training at
NOTE: If you hold any fire related state certifications, you already have a profile and do not need to create another one.
Go to APPLY.
Choose “Certification Exam” in the drop down menu.
Click the radio button, initial exam, retest, etc. then choose the desired test type.
On the next screen, verify that you chose the correct exam
On the next screen Click YES, if you received your training in Florida.
NOTE: The system will stop you if you received your training from out of state. You will need to contact the Bureau.
Verify the information on the demographic page and answer your security questions.
On the next screen: the system will ask you to fax, attach or mail supporting documents with a check box for each. If your supporting documents are already in the system (such as courses that show under course history),
Select "TO BE MAILED" and continue.
Should you have documents to fax, mail or attach, then attach if possible, or fax to
When you fax, please write the following on the cover sheet,
"SEE ONLINE APPLICATION"
The next screen is and information page explaining Pearsonvue,
On the next screen, Special Considerations, Click NO, unless there is a medical problem for which you would require ADA assistance.
The next screen is an information page (Pearsonvue…after approval of application).
The next screen is the Application Completed screen.