|OPEN ENROLLMENT - RECRUIT FIREFIGHTER I|
Open Enrollment applies to the Recruit/Firefighter I course and is available to persons wishing to seek a career in firefighting but not currently affiliated with a fire department.
Students must meet requirements as set forth in a pre-confirmation packet, which is available through the Academy. Students participating in this program are eligible to take the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting Personnel and Standard Education certification exam for Firefighter I.
This course does not guarantee employment.
This course requires a high degree of physical fitness and the ability to cope with physically and mentally demanding situations.
|Materials||Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.|
|Dates||Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)|
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Once a registration confirmation is received by TFACA and you are contacted, you are required to make an appointment for pre-entry qualification with a 2-week time period before start of course. You must pass the entrance requirements per NFPA Physical Fitness Requirements for Entry Level Personnel. You must also have completed and provide the following at the pre-entry appointment:
You must also bring:
You must also provide (rental of equipment available at TFACA):
PPE- bunker pants, coat, boots, gloves, helmet, and protective hood. All PPE items must meet NFPA 1971, Protective Ensemble for Structural Firefighting.
SCBA with PASS devise and spare cylinder – must meet NFPA 1981, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA bottle must be in current hydrostatic test date. Testing five years for steel; three years for composite) ALL items MUST be in good condition - no tears and must be loose fit
Additional required items
Daily Classroom Uniform