Testing Schedule and Applications
Quarterly Practical Firefighter Test Dates
NOTE: APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 30 DAYS PRIOR TO TEST DATE
2023 TEST DATES:
- February 6 - 10, 2023
- May 8 - 12, 2023
- August 7 - 11, 2023
- November 6 - 10, 2023
The breakdown for the Monday - Friday schedule is:
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.
To pay your initial examination fee, please go online to www.floridastatefirecollege.org using your student profile, click the Applications in Progress tab, and click the status of the application to pay the $30.00 fee.
Using the Online Application Process
CLICK THE LINK:WWW.FLORIDASTATEFIRECOLLEGE.ORG
Login and password are required. If you have forgotten them, please contact the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training at (352) 369-2800.
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 (352) 732-1374.
When you fax, please write the following on the cover sheet,
"SEE ONLINE APPLICATION"
The next screen is an 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.