Certification Applications

Firefighter I

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a person at the first level of progression. A person certified at the Fire Fighter I levl will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, while working under direct supervision, to function safely and effectively as a member of a firefighting team. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed using the pdf fillable document.

 

 

 

Firefighter II

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter beyond the Fire Fighter I level. The NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for a person at the second level of progression. A person certified at the Fire Fighter II level will have demonstrated greater competency in the necessary knowledge and skills to function safely and effectively as a member of a firefighting team under general supervision. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed using the pdf fillable document.

 

 

Driver/Operator – Pumper

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications identifies the minimum requirements for firefighters who drive and operate fire apparatus in both emergency and non-emergency situations. A person certified at the Pumper Driver/Operator level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to perform the minimum requirements of an emergency vehicle driver/operator. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed using the pdf fillable document.

 

 

 

 

Hazardous Materials Awareness

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the minimum competence for a responder at the first level of progression. A person certified at the Hazardous Material Awareness level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to recognize the presence of a hazardous material or WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel and secure the incident. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed using the pdf fillable document. 

 

 

 

 

Hazardous Materials Operations

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the minimum competence for a responder at the Operations level. A person certified at the Hazardous Material Operations level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to respond to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction incidents for the purpose of protecting persons, property and environment from the effects of the materials and shall meet the competencies at the awareness level. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed using the pdf fillable document.