Law, Public Safety & Security

Fire Fighter I/II & 
EMT Emergency Medical Technician

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🔥 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH FIREFIGHTER I & II AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, VISIT THE BROWARD FIRE ACADEMY WEBSITE.

FIREFIGHTER I & II:

The Firefighter I & II program is a 492 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.

Program Costs

ItemCost
Florida Resident Tuition$1,372.00
Out of State Tuition$5,488.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$1,530.00
Books / Supplies$1,173.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$74.00
Florida Resident Total Cost$4,149.00
Out of State Total Cost$8,265.00

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 Basic Skills Tests; students who have earned a college diploma from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from the Basic Skills Tests.
  • 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.

Industry Certifications Available:

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Program Costs

ItemCost
Florida Resident Tuition$840.00
Out of State Tuition$3,360.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$749.00
Books / Supplies$576.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$133.00
Florida Resident Total Cost$2,298.00
Out of State Total Cost$4,818.00

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 Basic Skills Tests; students who have earned a college diploma from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from the Basic Skills Tests.
🔥 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH FIREFIGHTER I & II AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, VISIT THE BROWARD FIRE ACADEMY WEBSITE.

Program Info

Firefighter I & II

Program Length:

492 Hours

Delivery Method:

Traditional

Emergency Medical Technician

Program Length:

300 Hours

Days & Times:

Firefighter I & II

Full Time Day

  • Monday-Friday
    7:00am – 5:00pm
    3.5 months to completion

Part Time Nights

Saturday, Tues, Wed., Thurs.

  • Saturday:
    5:00pm – 10:00pm
    7:00am-5:00pm
    5 months to completion

Emergency Medical Technician

Day Class

  • Thursday:
    10:00am – 3:30pm

Enroll in our Fire Science/EMT or Emergency Medical Technician program today.

To get started in the Fire Science/EMT or Emergency Medical Technician programs, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

Daniel Larsen, Counselor for Emergency Medical Technician
(754) 321-1306

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.