Fire Fighting I & II

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Career Cluster:

Law, Public Safety and Security

Testing Requirements:

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is not required for this program.

Enrollment Open To:

Adult Students

Program Start Dates:

For application deadlines and complete start dates visit the downloads section on this page


Public Safety Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Day & Evening

What You'll Learn:

  • Basic fire department organization & history
  • Building construction & structural awareness
  • Fighting wild fires
  • Fire behavior and theories of extinguishment
  • Fire department safety practices, protective clothing & communications systems
  • Forcing entry into buildings & vehicles
  • Hazardous materials awareness
  • Knowledge of fire behavior
  • Proper techniques of using fire streams to extinguish
  • Use and care of fire hose, nozzles & related equipment
  • Use of ropes and ladders
  • Ventilating smoke and heat

Program Hours:


full time enrollment = 10 weeks, actual weeks may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$3,413 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A FFP0010 Fire Fighter I 206
B FFP0020 Fire Fighter II 192


Employment Opportunities:

  • Fire Stations
  • Firefighter
  • Forestry department

Industry Certifications:

Florida Firefighter II certification

Pro-Board Firefighter certification

Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida


Firefighting Application Spring 2016

Firefighting Schedule Spring 2016

Program costs & book list: Fire Fighting 1& 2

Short Term Public Safety Courses

FCTC’s Public Safety Campus offers periodic training courses for Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics and other professionals. Schedules for each course are listed below.

These courses are offered periodically based on student need and number of students registered for the course. More information is available at the Public Safety Campus in St. Augustine (3640 Gaines Road) where the classes take place.

To register contact our Registration Department at (904) 547-3381 or (904) 547-3383

No Short Term courses scheduled at this time.

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name:  Frank McElroy, Coordinator, Public Safety Campus

Email: Phone:  904-547-3540

Name:  Ronnette Waycaster,  Office Support Assistant, Public Safety Campus


Phone:  904-547-3542


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