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Fire Science Training Programs

The Fire Science Program provides opportunities to enter into the fire service as a firefighter, fire safety inspector or other positions.  Many prospective students ask, “How do I become a firefighter?”  Your adventure starts here with Miami Dade College Fire Science Program.  Most fire rescue departments require applicants to possess their state firefighter certification and their EMT certification in order to apply for a firefighter position.  Attaining the firefighter certification and the EMT certification, along with fire safety inspector certification or A.S. degree in Fire Science Technology increase your chances of securing employment in the fire service field.

The Fire Science Program area provides educational opportunities for certified firefighters, prospective firefighters, and other fire career paths for entry into the fire career workforce via certifications, attainment and improvement of workforce skills and abilities applicable to the fire rescue service, and preparation for advancement within the fire rescue or emergency management arena through credit, career technology education, and other course offerings.

Trainings we offer:

  • Fire Safety Inspector Preparation Courses
  • Fire Fighter Certification
  • Live Fire Trainer I Certification
  • Live Fire Training
  • Custom Training Packages
Please call 305-237-FIRE (3473) or e-mail mmccann@mdc.edu for the quickest service.



Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.