Firefighter


Emergency Services program

The Firefighter program is accredited by the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) and courses are designed to meet the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) professional qualifications requirements for certification. This program provides training focused on developing individual competencies such as beginning and advanced firefighting and hazardous materials handling in a team-based learning environment. Students develop skills that are fundamental to firefighting in preparation for entering the fire service. Certification testing is administered upon completion.

Cost Summary

$45.00

Adult College Admission Fee

$40.00

Annual High School Student Fee

$2,346.35

Student Tuition and Fees
High school students are exempt from tuition; some fees still apply

$373.55

* Estimated Books and Materials
While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials

$18.00

Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

* NOTE: Book and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Program Length
340 hours (6 months)
Training Schedule
Details
Pell Grants
Not Eligible
Scholarships
Eligible
Veterans
Eligible
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Firefighter program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) Firefighter I
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) Firefighter II
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) Hazardous Materials - Awareness
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) Hazardous Materials - Basic Operation
Placement Rates
73%

NOTE: Placement data is represented as reported to the Council on Occupational Education in the most recent annual report.

Utah Wages
Low Median High
$8.78 $15.59 $27.81
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
Firefighters
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application and New Student Orientation
  3. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  4. Take the admissions assessment in the Davis Tech Assessment Center in Student Services
  5. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  6. Begin class
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application and New Student Orientation
  3. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  4. Take the admissions assessment in the Davis Tech Assessment Center in Student Services
  5. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services and obtain the Firefighter Application
  6. If accepted, meet with a customer service representative in Student Services to develop your schedule
  7. Begin class