The Coral Springs Fire Training Academy is offering a full-time Minimum Fire Standards Course starting on Monday, January 16. 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 Wednesday, January 4.
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 through independent companies.
The Physical Agility Test (PAT) is available on Sunday, January 8 at 8:15 a.m. Participants interested in a practice class for the PAT can do so on Wednesday, January 4 at 5 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 Tuesday, January 10 at 2 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.