Fire Service

Hands-on and classroom training for those interested in pursuing an entry-level career in Fire Service.

Bates Technical College offers hands-on and classroom training for those interested in pursuing an entry-level career in Fire Service.  Upon the successful completion of the entire curriculum, students will have certificates in the following areas: emergency vehicle operations, Emergency Medical Technician certification (eligible to test for National Registry certification) and entry-level (red card) wild land firefighter certification. Students who complete the program are eligible to take the IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) tests for Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations level as well as Firefighter I.  The training and certification allows the student a great foundation in the fire field and shows prospective employers your commitment to and preparation for the job of firefighter.

General Information

Career Advisor: Lee Williams
253.680.7403 | leewilliams@batestech.edu

Location: South Campus
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Program Length: N/A Quarter

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This information is base on data from August 2018. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

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Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.

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