Fire Protection

Fire Protection



This certificate will provide the student with the required entry level skills to become employed as a firefighter. The courses meet the National Fire Protection Associations standard 1001 for entry level firefighter. Completion of this certificate will make the student eligible to take the Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board exams for certification at the Firefighter 1 and 2 certification levels.

Program Title:
Fire Protection

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 9
Award Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate firefighting skills.
  • Perform basic hazardous materials skills.
  • Demonstrate tactical firefighting skills.

Career Opportunities:
The student will have the required knowledge and skills to be employed as an entry level firefighter with career and paid on call fire departments throughout Minnesota and on a national level.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 9 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 9 Credits
FRPT1100 Fire Fighter I 5
FRPT1105 Fire Fighter II 2
FRPT1176 Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational 2
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits