Program Content: Successful completion of this program equips students with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to be a member of the Florida Fire service team as a career fire fighter. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the Florida Fire Fighter licensure examination.
Length of Program: 398 clock hours – approximately 3 months to complete if attending full-time – approximately 7 months if completing part-time
1. Register on the school data base at: www.manateetech.edu/apply.html.
2. Arrange to take the TABE test at one of our four campuses if you do not currently have a college degree.
3. Download these forms: Complete Firefighter Packet.
4. Complete the forms, call the Fire Academy’s Program Secretary, Mrs. Sharon Zeris at (941) 751-7344 to arrange getting the paperwork to her.
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet:Fire Fighter I/ II (P430210)
For More Information: Contact Mark Toler: 941.752.8100 x 2134, Email