Upcoming Firefighter I Academies
April 6th-13th Great Falls, MT
May 4th-11th Livingston, MT
May 18th-25th Great Falls, MT
June 15th-22nd Great Falls, MT
Firefighter I Certification Test Booklet (Here)
Professional certification may be obtained after completion of the Academy and submission of the Test Documentation Booklet.
FSTS certification is accredited by both national and international accrediting bodies.
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
and National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (NPQS)
Who should attend?
• Those who want to become better trainers.
• Those who want to become career firefighters.
• Those who want to become better firefighters.
What will be covered in FF1 Academy
• Ropes and knots
• Fire Dept Communication
• Fireground Operations-
• Exterior Fire Attack
• Offensive Fire Attack
• Flat and Pitched Roof Ventilation
• Fire Behavior and Vents
• Primary Search 2nd Floor
• Live Burn
• Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
Fill out and submit an application. Application Packet Available For Download (click here)
Spots in the academies fill quickly. In order to reserve a spot, the application and tuition must be completed and paid in full within 60 days of the start of the academy you are attending.
Tuition (includes one meal per day) - $1400-MT Fire Service Member
Sorry-no credit cards accepted.
Generally 0800 to 2030, however several evenings may go until 2200.
Expect assignments each night in preparation for the next day’s training or testing.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Participants are expected to bring PPE, including leather gloves, helmet, hood, boots, bunker pants, coat, earplugs, and knee pads.
Academy participants are responsible for their own lodging. Lodging option will be included in your acceptance letter.
If you have questions call the FSTS Office at: