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

Entry-Level Firefighter | Cert

Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes

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.

Meet Your Advisor

Fran DeJong
Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book an Appointment https://www2.witcc.edu/admissions/fran

Required Classes for Entry-Level Firefighter | Cert

FIR 320 Essentials of Firefighter I 4
FIR 213 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FIR 322 Hazardous Materials: Operations Level 1
FIR 152 Fire Protection Systems 3

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Greg Strong
Greg Strong
Division Chair
Sioux City, Room B109

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $2,222.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $2,288.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* 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.