Firefighter I

Butler Tech Fire Rescue Academy student

Butler Tech has been training firefighters for more than 30 years. Our intensive courses prepare students for:

  • Firefighter safety
  • Physical training
  • Structural firefighting
  • Incident command systems
  • Technical rescue team assistance
  • Vehicle rescue and extrication
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Hazardous materials operations
  • Other topics defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1001, 2012 edition

Enrollment Requirements

Get Started!

CLICK HERE to get started and request more information about this program. Unlike the full Fire Rescue Academy, this class is part-time and does not qualify for financial aid.

You will be given the opportunity to sign up for a free Information Session where you will:

    • Meet staff/instructors for the program
    • Learn what prerequisites are required
    • Learn expectations as a student
    • Tour our Liberty Campus Public Safety Education Complex

Program Times

200 Clock Hours

Upcoming Classes: February 3, 2020

Program Costs

Tuition $1,650 | Books/Supplies $1,411

Total $3,061

Industry Recognized Credentials

Students who successfully complete the program can apply for certifications as:

Salary Statistics

2018 Median Pay (Bureau of Labor Statistics) : $49,620 per year | $23.85 per hour