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Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015


For more information call:
754.321.5700

Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015


For more information call:
754.321.5700

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Fire Science/EMT (Adults Only)

McFatter Technical College

 (754) 321-1306

Firefighter I and II:

The Firefighter I & II program is a 396 hour course. 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:    396 Hours

 

Program Schedule:

Full Time Day
Monday-Friday 7:00 am-5:30 pm  3 Months to completion
Part Time Night

Tues, Thurs, Sat

5:00 pm-10:00 pm (Tues/Thurs) & 7:00 am-5:30 pm (Sat)

 6 Months to completion

 

Contact Information:
Mr. Jason Friedman, Counselor for Fire Science/EMT
(754) 321-1306
Jason.friedman@browardschools.com

 

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:
*
Florida Resident  for Day Classes  $2,129.**
*Florida Resident for Night Classes  $2159.**
Non Florida Resident - call (754) 321-1306 for more information.

*In order to qualify for Florida resident tuition, legal residence must be dated, issued or filed 12 months before the first day of classes in the term. In addition to the registration fee, a student will be required to purchase books, uniforms and supplies. Students must provide their own bunker gear, boots, hood, helmet and gloves.

**Prices 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 (Test 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: 250 Hours



Program Schedule:

Full Time
Monday-Thursday
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Part Time
Monday-Thursday 5:00 pm-10:30 pm

 

Industry Certifications Available:
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

 

Contact Information:
Mr. Jason Friedman, Counselor for Emergency Medical Technician
(754) 321-1306

Jason.friedman@browardschools.com
 

 

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:
Florida Resident   $1117.*
Non Florida Resident - call (754) 321-1306 for more information (Course registration fees are higher for out of state students.)

* Fees are subject to change without notice.

In order to qualify for Florida resident tuition, legal residence must be dated, issued or filed 12 months before the first day of classes in the term. In addition to the registration fee, students will be required to purchase books, uniforms and supplies.

 

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 (Test 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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