5-year apprenticeship program, with classes one day every other week for the first four and a half years
Require high school diploma or GED and decent math skills. To apply, contact the school to schedule a test (math and mechanical aptitude). Top scorers are interviewed and placed on availability list in order by test/interview scores.
Classes presented include NFPA Codes, Safety, Fire Pumps, Underground Piping, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOP), etc.