Fire Fighter

Fire Fighter

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

To Apply:
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.

We have both Part-Time and Full-Time classes. Day classes are held Monday through Fridays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Part-time classes are Monday, Wednesday from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. and all 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays, or Tuesday, Thursday from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.and all 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.Saturdays.  The start dates will depend on which class you are looking to attend and when the previous class ends. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Sharon Zeris.

Download Class Information Sheet

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet:Fire Fighter I/ II (P430210)

For More Information: Contact Mark Toler: 941.752.8100 x 2134, Email