Reviewed and/or Updated on: December 12, 2018

Fire Fighter II

This 42-hour course prepares the participant to perform firefighting functions at an advanced nationally recognized level under general supervision. 

The targeted audience is individuals who have completed the training required to meet the Fire Fighter I JPRs in NFPA 1001, and desire to increase their knowledge and skills base to the next level.

This course, when taken after completion of the Fire Fighter I and Hazardous Materials Operation Level, is designed to provide the Fire Fighter II candidate with the information needed to meet the job performance requirements (JPRs) in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Current Edition. Course curriculum is based on the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition and Jones and Bartlett Fundamentals for Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition.

A written and practical skills certification exam is available to participants who successfully complete this course. A participant who completes this course and wishes to be certified has two years from the completion of the course to take the exams. Participants who successfully pass the certification exams will receive a State of Wisconsin Certificate with an IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) seal.