Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
"By knowing their needs and exceeding their expectations; we enable the success of Florida's Fire and Emergency Services Community!"
As part of the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal, the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training approves Florida's firefighter training curricula and certifies Florida fire service training agencies, instructors, and members to ensure they meet industry based standards. In addition, the Bureau manages the Florida Firefighter Safety and Health program.
The Bureau of Fire Standards and Training operates the Florida State Fire College, located in Ocala, FL. The current 37-acre campus is a multi-discipline fire and emergency services training center.
Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Section Home Pages
Each Section of the Bureau manages a variety of programs and information.
The Bureau of Fire Standards and Training is accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard).
Accreditation is the stamp of approval from a third party (Pro Board) review of the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training's certification system. The review includes all aspects of certification testing including; completeness, fairness, security, validity and correlation to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.
Click on the ProBoard Logo for a listing of the accredited Bureau of Firefighter Standards and Training certification programs.
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