Entry-Level Firefighter | Cert - Western Iowa Tech Western Iowa Tech Community College

Entry-Level Firefighter | Cert

This certificate provides coursework for the skills sought by entry level firefighters. Successful completion of the program allows you to test for certification with the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau at the levels of Firefighter One and Firefighter Two.

Firefighter candidates must be competent in all objectives listed in NFPA Standard 1001, and NFPA 472 HazMat Operations Level. These certifications along with the EMT certification meet many departmental hiring minimums for entry level into the firefighting profession.



Sioux City Campus


Admissions Advisor

Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
Call  712.317.3345
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Required Classes

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Faculty and Staff

Greg Strong
Division Chair
Call  712.317.3289
Sioux City, Room B109

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* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

** The cost of books varies per program.