Program Details

Program Description

The successful completion of this program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to be a member of the Florida Fire service team as a career firefighter. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the Florida Fire Fighter licensure examination.

This course prepares students for the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training

SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved co-curricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S. Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3)(b), F.S.

Start Date:

Fall and Spring Semester Only

Program Length:

492 hours – approximately 4 months to complete the day program and approximately
7.5 months to complete the evening program.


Course Number: FFP0030

Course Title: Firefighter I

Length: 191 hours


Course Number: FFP0030

Course Title: Firefighter II

Length: 301 hours


Day (Fire): Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Eve (Fire): Monday – Thursday 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 752-8100

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification Program.

Apply to MTC at
Email to request a virtual mandatory information session.

Program #P430211 CIP #0743020304

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


Physical Examination & Immunizations

Price Varies

Medical Evaluation (Advanced Fire Fighter Physical)

Price Varies

Drug Screening (All for Life)


Background Check (All for Life)


Books and Uniforms

Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online)


Uniforms: 2 MTC Black Fire T-Shirts, 1 Pair of Black MTC Fire Shorts.
* Uniform Details: Black Cargo pants or Black Dickies pants. Black Fire Program shirt/ polo. Work boots (zip up or laced).


Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Fire II State Testing Fees – Practical Certification Exam


Fire II State Testing Fees – Written Exam (Pearson VUE Computer Testing)


Uniforms (pants, shoes, belt)

Price Varies

Estimated Total Cost of Program


Uniforms may be covered for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all Tuition & Fee charges.

*How to order:
In the upper right hand corner, click on Group Sign-In
The code to log-in to MTC’s personal shopping page is MTC1 
The cost of the embroidery is already included on their scrub tops. We will embroider the program name based on the scrub color you choose.
 If purchasing Black or Teal Blue scrubs, please specify at checkout which program.

The Scrub Club: 8527 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34202 (941) 755-9669. 

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid. Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices: Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook
33-2011.00       Firefighters

Program Video

Promo Video

Program Facts

Job Placement


On-time Completion Rate



492 hours
Day: 4 months
Eve: 7.5 months


East Campus, Lakewood Ranch


Day or Eve



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Mark Toler

Career Counselor

5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call   941.752.8100 x 47134
or schedule an appointment:


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