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Firefighter I

January 18 @ 18:00 - May 21 @ 17:00

Mondays-Wednesdays 18:00-22:00, Saturdays and Sundays 08:00-17:00

Class Full

Affiliated Cost: $135 Non-affiliated Cost: $4,000


Course is Mondays and Wednesdays with frequent weekend classes.  Class location is split between Raymond S. Burton Training Facility in Bethlehem and the Lancaster Fire Department.

From the Course Catalog

This course is the first level of standards-based certification available to firefighters. Course materials provide information on topics which allow the firefighter to participate in certification testing to obtain Firefighter I certification based on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1001, 2019 edition, Pro Board® Certified.

Course Modules
  • The Orientation and History of Firefighting
  • Firefighter Cancer Awareness
  • Fire Service Communications and Radio Interoperability
  • Fire Behavior
  • Building Construction
  • Traffic Incident Management System
  • Stress In Emergency Services
Classroom & Practical
  • Health, Fitness & Wellness
  • Firefighter Safety
  • PPE & SCBA
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Ropes & Knots
  • Response and Size Up
  • Forcible Entry
  • Ladders
  • Search & Rescue
  • Ventilation
  • Water Supply
  • Fire Attack and Foam
  • Firefighter Survival
  • Salvage & Overhaul
  • Firefighter Rehabilitation
  • Fire Suppression
  • Fire Cause Determination
  • Forestry
  • Classes also included in a Firefighter I Program:
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • ECSI Standard First Aid
  • Hose & Fire Streams


Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration.

  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release
  • IS700
  • CPR - Professional Rescue valid through the end of class

Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.

Registration Opens: Friday November 18, 2022 @ 08:00
Registration Closes: Wednesday January 11, 2023 @ 16:00


January 18 @ 18:00
May 21 @ 17:00
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Raymond S. Burton Training Facility
80 Ray Burton Drive
Bethlehem, NH United States
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Sponsoring Agency
NH Fire Academy & EMS
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