The Coral Springs Fire Training Academy is offering a part-time Minimum Fire Standards Course available starting on Saturday, January 14. This 500-hour course runs for approximately six months, and meets Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., one Friday night a month from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $2,450 for the course and other fees apply. Deadline to register is January 4, 2012. This course is a mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging program that includes extensive classroom and practical elements.
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. Please note that all medical exams must be completed at MedExpress Urgent Care, located at 1809 N. University Drive, Coral Springs.
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.