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Broward Fire Academy
2600 SW 71 Terrace
Davie, FL 33314
754.321.1300

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EMT/Firefighter (Adults Only)

Broward Fire Academy Registration – Want us to contact you about how to start on your path to a career Firefighting or EMT? (CLICK HERE for more information)

 

FIREFIGHTER I & II:

The Firefighter I & II program is a 398 hour program. This program meets the requirements for certification as a firefighter set forth by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training State Fire Marshal Office. Included in the Firefighter I & II Programs are the written and practical portions of the State Firefighters I & II Certification Examinations. This challenging program combines instruction (ladder usage, hose layout, hazardous materials, extrication and breathing apparatus) and field related activities.

The Firefight I & II program is offered as both full time and part time classes.

Total Program Length:  398 Hours

Program Schedule:

Full Time Day Monday-Friday 7:00am – 5:30pm 3 months to completion
Part Time Night Tues, Wed., Thurs.
Sat.
5:00pm – 10:00pm
7:00am-5:00pm
5 months to completion

 

Contact Information:
Daniel Larsen, Counselor for Fire Science/EMT
(754) 321-1306
Daniel.Larsen@browardschools.com

Program Costs:

Florida Resident Tuition $1,144.00
Out of State Tuition $4,458.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees $2,363.00
Books / Supplies $374.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs $87.00
Florida Resident Total Cost $3,938.00
Out of State Total Cost $7,282.00

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools calendar. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

 

All applicants applying for the Firefighter I & II program must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have earned a standard high school diploma from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalency). Please note: Students that have earned a high school diploma from outside the US must have their diploma evaluated — a list of the accepted foreign transcript evaluation agencies is available at the Broward Fire Academy front office.
  • Students must take and pass the TABE (Tests for Adult Basic Education); students who have earned a college diploma from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from the TABE.
  • Students must have a current BLS Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) card.

Enrollment is not open to high school students

 

EMT EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN:

An EMT is trained to work as a member of an emergency medical team administering first aid treatment and transporting sick or injured persons to a medical facility. The Emergency Medical Technician program offers students the opportunity to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician. The Emergency Medical Technician program includes; theory, emergency room rotations, fire rescue ride time, handling of equipment, and performing designated tasks under hazardous and non-hazardous conditions. All applicants must meet with the program counselor to complete the required paper work prior to registering for the EMT program. Students must pass a Level II background check, drug screening and medical examination.

 

Total Program Length: 300 Hours

Program Schedule:

Day Class Monday-Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Night Class (*blended online program) Monday-Thursday 5:00pm – 10:00pm

*For the blended online night class:  the first and 2 last weeks of class you will be required to attend Monday-Thursday from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Each week after students will meet on Tuesday & Thursday evenings for the remainder of the course. All lectures will be completed online. Lab skills and tests will be conducted on the Tuesday & Thursday classes held at the academy. The lecture portion of the program is self taught, so it is highly recommended that you have taken an online program prior. All requirements are the same as daytime class. Please contact program advisor, Daniel Larsen at daniel.larsen@browardschools.com for further information. We strongly recommend this course is not the first online class you have taken.

 

Industry Certifications Available:

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

 

Contact Information:

Daniel Larsen, Counselor for Emergency Medical Technician
(754) 321-1306
Daniel.Larsen@Browardschools.com

Program Costs:

Florida Resident Tuition $840.00
Out of State Tuition $3,360.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees $1,473.00
Books / Supplies $568.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs $115.00
Florida Resident Total Cost $2,996.00
Out of State Total Cost $5,516.00

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools calendar. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

 

All applicants applying for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have earned a standard high school diploma from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalency). Please note: Students that have earned a high school diploma from outside of the US must have their diploma evaluated — a list of the accepted foreign transcript evaluation agencies is available at the Broward Fire Academy front office.
  • Students must take and pass the TABE (Tests for Adult Basic Education); students who have earned a college diploma from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from the TABE.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH FIRE FIGHTING AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CLICK BELOW: THE BROWARD FIRE ACADEMY

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