Fire Fighter 1 and 2 – Combination Career and Volunteer
- Fire Fighter 1 – Career / Volunteer (1905)
June 17 – July 19, 2019
- Fire Fighter 2 – Career / Volunteer (1926)
July 22 – August 23, 2019
FF1 and 2 are being offered as one 10-week-long program. Pick your track – Career or Volunteer.
The Morris County Fire Academy Career Fire Recruit program has been developed with the cooperation of numerous career department Chiefs who assist and support the implementation of the program around the specific needs of career departments. This includes the Physical Fitness (PT) program in which the recruit must pass the required assessments to continue. The specific information on the entire program is available for any departments review.
This program meets the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety’s standardized Fire Fighter 1 & 2 requirements. The program meets the performance objectives of N.F.P.A. 1001 and N.J.A.C. 5:73-4.3 along with N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1.
Upon completion, the recruit will receive certification in FF1, FF2, BBP, RTK, CEVO, BAIL OUT, ICS- 100, 700, AND 200.
Registration for the program can only be completed by the sending agency. Full firefighting protective equipment is required along with the academy specified class B uniform.
Along with the Academy registration form, the following must be read and/or completed to attend this class:
- Read: Department Chief OSHA Letter
- Complete and file with local FD: OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire
- Complete and return to the Academy: OSHA Respiratory Clearance Certification
- Example form: NJDOH PEOSH Unit – Firefighter Respirator Fit Test Record
Fire Fighter 1 is the first level of a progressive program. This level introduces the novice firefighter to the basics of nationally recognized fire fighting techniques. Methods of instruction will include classroom theory as well as skill oriented “hands-on” drill sessions. Student performance will be evaluated throughout the course including midterm and final exams, both written and practical. The New Jersey Division of Fire Safety’s standardized Fire Fighter 1 test is given as part of the final exam.