This combined program prepares students to become a state certified fire fighter AND a certified EMT. Graduates will obtain certifications from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training as well as the Department of Health. Once completed, the graduate will be eligible for employment at most agencies in the State of Florida.
The following table illustrates the program structure. For more information, visit the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy’s web site.
Fire Fighter I
Fire Fighter II
Emergency Medical Technician
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS
Written Exam & Review
698 hours + 40 hours Practical & Written Exams & Review
- Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
- Department of Health