The Coral Springs Fire Training Academy is offering a full-time Minimum Fire Standards Course starting on Wednesday, November 2. This 500-hour course runs for 13 consecutive weeks, and meets Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $2,450 for the course and other fees apply. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, October 20.
Applications are available at www.CoralSpringsFireAcademy.org, under Applications. Interested participants must read and understand the requirements before submitting an application. Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. Bunker gear may be rented for the entire duration of the class.
The Physical Agility Test (PAT) is available on Friday, October 21 at 5 p.m. Participants interested in a practice class for the PAT can do so on Friday, October 14 at 6 p.m. Please note that all medical exams must be completed at MedExpress Urgent Care, located at 1809 N. University Drive, Coral Springs. A mandatory state orientation will be on Thursday, October 27 at 3 p.m. at the Fire Academy.
For more information on our award-winning fire academy, please visit www.coralspringsfireacademy.org. The Donald A. Haupt, Jr. Training Center is located at 4180 NW 120th Avenue. If you have any questions, please call 954-346-1774.