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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 Adult college admission fee
$1,811 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$2,375 Student tuition and fees **
$239 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

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Firefighter

Upcoming Class Schedule:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions for social distancing and safety, Firefighter courses will accept new students in August 2021.

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Admission Requirements

This 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.
  • Complete the placement assessments as noted below

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 is preferred
  • First Aid CPR is required
  • Letter of intent
  • Physical by healthcare provider
In order to be considered for the January 2021 cohort, packets must be received no later than OCTOBER 9, 2020

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documentation
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

Available 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

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Firefighter program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

Program Faculty

Jared Sholly
High School Diploma, Certification from Weber State University

Anthony Swenson
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Charlotte Coyle
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

David Olson
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

David Youngberg
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Horold Weekes
High School Diploma, Certificate from Clearfield City Fire Department

Jeffrey Bentley
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Joshua Lambert
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Mark Kortright
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

Ryan Rhoades
High School Diploma, Certificate from Weber State University

Scott Haney
Associate's Degree from Utah Valley University

Travis Dallinga
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

William O'Donnell
High School Diploma, Certificate from Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

*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. 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

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —

3

Meet with Student Services for program instructions

4

Complete Orientation or Program Packet

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Purchase textbooks and materials

8

Start classes