Fire-What It Takes

Firefighting is an exciting field to go into; however, the certification process can be confusing. Here is a list of training required for different certifications.

Hazmat Awareness

  • 16 years of age
  • 3 hours of classroom instruction

Hazmat Operations

  • 16 years of age
  • Hazmat Awareness certification
  • 32 hours of classroom instruction

Firefighter I

  • 16 years of age
  • Hazmat Operations and CPR certification
  • 160 hours of classroom instruction

Firefighter II

  • 16 years of age
  • Hazmat Operations and Firefighter I certification
  • 57 hours of classroom instruction