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Fire Officer I

(Certificate of Competency)


(Revision Date November 25, 2015)

Overview: The Division defines a Fire Officer I as a person having the responsibilities of a Company Officer who supervises a single fire suppression unit or small administrative group within a fire department. The Fire Officer I may also be referred to as a Supervising Fire Officer.

To qualify for certification as a Fire Officer I, the applicant shall:

  • Possess an active Firefighter Certificate of Compliance issued by the Division or havemet the curriculum requirements for Firefighter Part I as defined in 69A-37.055(1) F.A.C.
  • Complete the Fire Officer I Curriculum.
  • Complete the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation "Courage to be Safe" course (you may attach the certificate for this course during the state application process online or by mail.)
  • Meet the job performance requirements of NFPA 1021 - Fire Officer I (2009).
  • Submit "Application for Fire Officer I Certification", on FCDICE online or by mail:
  • Submit the “Fire Officer I Task Book” with required signatures. 
  • Pass the Fire Officer I Exam with a score of 70% or higher.

Fire Officer I, II, III, and IV Program Overview

Fire Officer Certification Requirements

Fire Officer Certification Flowchart


Renewal Required


Renewal Requirements



Not Required

Task Book

Fire Officer I Task Book DFS-K4-2106 PDF

Fire Officer I Task Book DFS-K4-2106 Word

Test Required


For testing information, review the PearsonVue Candidate Handbook and PearsonVue Exam Content Outline
Application Fee $30.00
Apply for Examination Log in to FCDICE Student Portal

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