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
$2,374.60 Student tuition and fees **
$415.70 Estimated books and materials *
$18.00 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

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Firefighter
Course Class Start Class End
FIRE 1023: Hazardous Materials Awareness 12/12/19 12/21/19
FIRE 1024: Hazardous Materials Operations 12/21/19 01/21/20
FIRE 1012: Introduction to Fire Safety 01/28/20 02/15/20
FIRE 1020: Firefighter I 02/15/20 04/30/20
FIRE 1025: Firefighter II 05/02/20 05/26/20

Admission Requirements

The Firefighter program is open to qualified high school and adult students.

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • High school students must be in the second semester of their senior year to participate.
  • Adult students must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • All students must pass Davis Tech program admissions assessments.

Students must submit the required documentation in the student enrollment packet:

  • A completed Student Information, Education, and Experience Form
  • A copy of a current driver’s license
  • A signed Acknowledgement of Conditions/Signed Injury Consent Form
  • A copy of current EMT certification (optional)

Placement Testing Requirements
READING REQUIREMENTS

Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 244
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MATH REQUIREMENTS
— No Math Assessments for this program —
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Licensing/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

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. This allows students to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed and to continue their education between schools. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, students must provide a transcript to the receiving institution with a grade “B” or better in the designate course(s). Any additional requirements are stated below.

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps

1

Meet with IMA hor Health Professions - to complete college application (if needed) and pick up paperwork packet

2

Complete and return paperwork packet to IMA, Carlos, or lockbox

3

Complete placement assessments

4

Enroll in program

5

Pay tuition and fees

6

Start classes