General Information

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The Fall 2016 Firefighter I & II Minimum Standards class will meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 AM - 5:30 PM.  The course will be completed in ONE semester. (The schedule is subject to change to meet training demands.)






Please apply online using the Northwest Florida State College application.  The  deadline to apply to the Fire Academy for the Fall semester is June 1.

Application will consist of the following:

Completion of the online application.  Students applying for the Firefighter / EMT combined program must also take the HESI test. Information regarding the HESI may be found here:HESI Test



Once admitted into the Fire Academy, students will be required to complete the following:

  1. Medical Examination
  2. Background Investigation
  3. Students may be required to take the TABE test; score of 10th grade level or better is required. Program director will advise and schedule exam when required.



In preparation for the Fire Academy, you should register for:

  • Healthcare Provider CPR (XAH5555)


If you already have First Responder and/or CPR certification, please provide us with copies along with your application.

Please call the EMS office at (850) 729-4924 for more information.