Firefighter Certification

MFSI provides Pro Board accredited certification examinations including Firefighter I & II.  This certification is the basis of all future firefighter certification programs.

Firefighter I & II Course Requirements

Applicants seeking certification as a Firefighter I & II must show documentation of having met the minimum requirements for Firefighter I & II certification according to NFPA Standard 1001.  Certification is granted to those individuals who have met the latest NFPA Standard 1001 and successfully pass the written and skills examinations.

Certification Exams and Skill Tests

Applicants have one year from the time of course completion to finish the certification process. Learn more about the Exams and Skill Tests here.

All qualifications must be met and documentation supplied to Maine Fire Service Institute (MFSI) two weeks prior to admission to any examinations. Anyone desiring to participate in certification testing needs to contact John Churchill at 207-844-2074 for more information.  Walk-ins are not permitted.

Required Curriculum

MFSI has adopted Jones & Bartlett Curriculum for all Firefighter I & II Programs.  Contact Jones & Bartlett for purchases.


FOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR USE ONLY: Fire Fighter I & II Training Notification

This form is to be used by Program Coordinators to report Fire Fighter trainings across the state so that MFSI can help inform interested candidates on where/when trainings occur. For more program and curriculum support, contact the Certification Office via Deputy Director, Jim Roy or Certification Program Manager, John Churchill.

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