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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| Evaluated Learning Experience

Firefighter 1


105 hours (14 weeks)

Suffolk County Fire Academy, Maple Avenue, Yaphank, NY

January 2014 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: meet standards required for a Firefighter I as outlined in Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications. Students who successfully complete the course will be issued a New  York State Firerfighter 1/Hazardous Material Operations certificate.


Instruction is provided in a traditional classroom setting and in a distance learning format. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to safely and effectively perform basic firefighting operations as part of a firefighting team.

Prerequisite: Current CPR and First Aid certification from an authorized agency.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 7 semester hours distributed as follows: 3 in Fire Science, 3 in Fire Protection Technology, and 1 in Occupational Safety and Health (3/15).