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Fire Standards Training

Fire Fighter Program

To be a certified firefighter, students must successfully complete two programs - 1056 Fire Fighter and 0960 Emergency Medical Technician.  The Fire Fighter program introduces students to the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to safely and dependably perform fire/rescue duties during emergency and non-emergency response situations. Students learn the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a firefighter in accordance with N.F.P.A. Standard 1001, Florida Administrative Code 69A-37, and Florida State Statute 633.

Fire Fighter is a contiguous program, in which Firefighter I and Firefighter II are offered in a series. Students desiring to obtain a State of Florida Certificate of Compliance (Firefighter II) must successfully complete the series (398 contiguous hours). They may then participate in the written and practical examinations administered by the state. This certification, along with certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, is required for employment as a firefighter. 

Fire Fighter is certified through the Florida State Fire College.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must apply for admission to Daytona State College - in person or at
  • Must be 18 years of age before completion of the program.
  • Must not have used tobacco products (cigarettes, snuff, chewing tobacco, etc.) for one year prior to applying for the program. 
  • Must not have been convicted (a finding of guilt or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere) of a misdemeanor relating to the certification, or to perjury or false statement, or a felony or a crime punishable by imprisonment of one year or more.
  • Must have a standard high school diploma or a GED®.
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any of the US Armed Forces.
  • Must complete Fire Fighter Program application, which includes a state-mandated background check, physical examination and other departmental forms.
  • Must complete a physical skills assessment/Agility Test prior to program acceptance.
  • Must attend Fire Fighter Program Orientation, where information on ordering classroom uniforms,
    renting bunker gear, purchasing textbooks and classroom supplies/materials, enrolling in the
    program and paying tuition/lab fees will be reviewed.

For more information or to receive an application, please contact Teresa Campbell
Phone: (386) 506-4203

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