Why Earn a 消防队员 Certification?
If you have a strong desire to help others 和 be part of a growing 和 diverse profession that helps protect communities from fires 和 other emergencies, Gulf Coast State College can help prepare you to become a firefighter.
消防学院在 公共安全科 is certified as a training center by the Florida Bureau of Fire St和ards 和 Training. In addition, our program is accredited by the State of Florida’s 保险业司, Bureau of Fire St和ards 和 Training，和 教育部. Graduates of the firefighter or fire inspection programs are eligible to apply for the Florida State 消防队员 examination.
The 消防队员 Minimum St和ards Program is the beginning level of fire service training. Students receive extensive classroom 和 practical training in first responder to medical emergencies, hazardous materials, tactics, ropes, entry, support, prevention, extinguishers 和 other fire-related subjects.
The day program last approximately six months, 和 classes meet from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, Tuesday 和 Wednesday. The night program last approximately eight months, 和 classes meet from 5:45pm to 9:45 pm on Monday through Thursday. 偶尔周末 classes may be required to complete training exercises.
消防队员 Course Requirements
消防队员 Certification Program Accreditation
The 消防队员 证书 program at Gulf Coast State College is accredited by the State of Florida’s 保险业司, Bureau of Fire St和ards 和 Training 和 the 教育部.
Earn a 证书 in the 消防队员 Program?
To be eligible to apply for the 消防队员 证书 Program
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- 达到10分th grade level on the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) or CPT. 一个大学 degree may be accepted in lieu of the PERT.
- No felony or misdemeanor convictions that could diminish employment opportunities
- You must submit 和 pay for fingerprinting
- Must be of good moral character
Why Choose Gulf Coast State College to Earn Your 消防队员 证书?
- 墨西哥湾沿岸州立消防学院 prides ourselves on exceeding the minimum qualifications 和 training required by 国家.
- Gulf Coast State College has established the premier Firefighting Academy to provide career pathways to meet the needs of the fire service community in Florida, nationally 和全球.
- The programs we offer prepare all levels of fire service professionals, including the firefighter, fire officer, fire inspector, fire investigator 和 fire instructor.
- You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in 国家.
- With small class sizes 和 professors who care, you'll get the personal attention 你应得的.
- More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
燃烧的大楼This high-tech burn building at the North Bay Campus offers students the opportunity to practice entering burning structures.
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