Fire Fighter I/II (Night Class Only)

Fire fighters getting dressed in uniform.
  • This program include orientation to the fire service, fire alarms and communication, vehicles, apparatus and equipment, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, fire streams, fundamentals of extinguishment, ladders, hoses, tools and equipment, forcible entry, salvage, overhaul, ventilation, rescue, protective breathing equipment, first responder emergency medical techniques, water supplies, principles of in-service inspections, safety, controlled burning, and employability skills.

    Program Prerequisite Requirements

    • Valid Florida Driver’s License
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers Certification
    • Background Check
    • Must be 18 years or older

    Fire Fighter I/II Teaches:

    • Fire Fighter I – 206 hours
    • Fire Fighter II – 192 hours

    Industry Certifications Offered in this Program

    • Fire Fighter I & II Minimum Standard Certification

    Next Start Date: January 6, 2020

    Registration Deadline: November 13, 2019

    2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 398 hours plus 53 Capstone hours

    Schedule: Monday -Thursday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm & Saturday: 7:00am - 3:00pm

    Cost:  $3,548 for entire program*

    (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Capstone Cost:  $468*

    (Click here for a detailed Capstone cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

     

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 33-2011.00
    • Program Number: P430216

     

    Registration Timeline & Checklist

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
      1. Print out and complete the five documents linked to the application
    3. Gather the following documents to bring to your appointment:
      • High School/ GED Transcripts (if required)
        • Request all high school/GED and college transcripts to be sent to CTC Admissions, 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL., 33948. 
        • Transcripts may also be delivered in person if they are in a sealed envelope.
      • Driver's license
      • Florida Residency Declaration
    1. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved

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