Fire Science Classes

We are proud to offer FL Fire Officer I and II, Inspector I, Hazmat Technician, and various other fire service-related certification courses to firefighters in the State of Florida. Not sure what classes you may need? We've made it easy for you. You can read below to find out about the various certification requirements, and click the course name to register for our next offering!

Fire Officer I

The Division defines a Fire Officer I as a person having the responsibilities of a Company Officer who supervises a single fire suppression unit or small administrative group within a fire department. The Fire Officer I may also be referred to as a Supervising Fire Officer.

ATPC2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service Online
ATPC2720 Company Officer Online
ATPC2720 Company Officer Traditional Classroom
ATPC1740 Fire Service Course Delivery Blended
ATPC1740 Fire Service Course Delivery Traditional Classroom
ATPC1810 Firefighting Strategies and Tactics I

Fire Officer II

The Division defines a Fire Officer II as a person having the responsibilities of a Company Officer whose duties include supervising a multi-unit emergency incident. The Fire Officer II may also be referred to as a Managing Fire Officer.
ATPC2741 Fire Service Course Design Blended
ATPC2741 Fire Service Course Design Traditional Classroom
ATPC2811 Firefighting Strategies and Tactics II Blended
ATPC1505 Fire Prevention Practices Online
ATPC1505 Fire Prevention Practices Traditional Classroom
RN9572 Florida Statewide Emergency Response Plan (SERP) Traditional Classroom

Inspector I

To be certified as a Firesafety Inspector I in the State of Florida, an individual must successfully complete a minimum of 200 hours of basic certification training for Firesafety Inspectors, or have received equivalent training in another state, and pass a state written examination.
ATPC2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service Online
ATPC1505 Fire Prevention Practices Online
ATPC1505 Fire Prevention Practices Traditional Classroom
ATPC1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I - Not currently offered
ATPC1510 Codes and Standards - Not currently offered
ATPC2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review - Not currently offered

Hazardous Materials Technician

This is the 160 hour hands-on practices hazmat course in which students fulfill the functions of hazmat technicians in a variety of full-scale field scenarios. These scenarios include making entries into simulated hazardous materials scenes and determination of the type of incident by observation, monitoring, and research. Students will set up full-size incident command and decontamination facilities and respond to simulated container and vehicle emergencies.
This course meets all requirements of OSHA 29CFR1910.120, EPA 40 CFR 311, and NFPA 472, for hazardous materials technician training and competencies. This course will enable participants to sit for the Florida State Fire College Hazmat Tech Certification exam upon successful completion and verification by the AHJ.
Hazardous Materials Technician Blended

Misc Fire Service Classes

ATPC2706 Public Information Officer - This course prepares the student to serve effectively as an organizational spokesperson, according to current practices in the profession of public relations and numerous examples from the fire service. Particular emphasis will be placed on case studies in crisis communications and the role of the PIO in the incident command system.