So, You Want To Become A Firefighter?
Ever wonder how you could live your dream of becoming a firefighter?
Written by Battalion Chief Steve Prziborowski, instructor at Chabot College Fire Technology Program and Former President of the Northern California Training Officers Association, this 6-step guide offers aspiring firefighters a step-by-step presentation on how to best position yourself for a successful firefighting career and what to expect in the academy.
This FREE guide is available exclusively to FireLink members.
Step 1: Enroll as a student at a college offering a two-year degree in Fire Technology.
Step 2: Begin taking classes to work towards your Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree in Fire Technology.
Step 3: A suggested course of action, given a two year plan for a student entering the academy.
Step 4: Start taking as many firefighter entrance examinations as you qualify for.
Step 5: Begin preparing NOW for your background investigation.
Step 6: Other relevant information to assist you in becoming a firefighter.