Basic Firefighter Training Course
Course Hours: 428.0 Hours
The Basic Firefighter Training Course (BFTC) is a 10 week (428 hour) course beginning on a Friday with Day 0 for orientation and overview. The course meets or exceeds the standards in NFPA 1001 (current), as well as NFPA 1072 (current). The students will be tested mentally and physically in stages throughout the course delivery to ensure competence and ability at the various levels of basic firefighting. During the course, testing will include weekly written tests administered by the Georgia Fire Academy Division. Practical skill performance and evaluation will occur throughout the course to ensure competency in job performance capabilities necessary culminating in a 24 hour drill exercise. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have achieved Firefighter I, HAZMAT Awareness and Operations, Structural Fire Control, and Interior Search and Rescue.
Electronic pre-registration is required for every student attending the class.
- Medical Affidavit/Physicians Certificate.
- Proof of CPR equivalent to the American Heart Association (AHA) Health-Care Provider course.
- NIMS 100 and 700.
- Acknowledgment form regarding Student Policies and Procedures, and Student Code of Ethics.
- Student information and emergency contact information form.
- Official forms, documents, and processes for submission shall be provided to the applicant upon acceptance into the training course.
Who Should Attend
This course should be attended by students requiring Georgia State Firefighter Certification.
|Start Date||End Date||Location (Hover for more information)||Time||Course Number||Status|
|01/05/2024||03/15/2024||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||FFAB24004||Register|
|03/01/2024||05/10/2024||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||FFAB24052||Register|
|07/12/2024||09/20/2024||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|09/06/2024||11/15/2024||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|01/10/2025||03/21/2025||GPSTC, FORSYTH||07:30 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|03/07/2025||05/16/2025||GPSTC, FORSYTH||07:30 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|07/11/2025||09/19/2025||GPSTC, FORSYTH||07:00 a.m. to 04:30 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|09/05/2025||11/14/2025||GPSTC, FORSYTH||07:30 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|