Kentucky Accredited Firefighter Certification Program

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PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter at and beyond the Fire Fighter I level. The NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, identifies the minimum requirements for a person at an additional level of firefighting knowledge and competency. A person certified at the Fire Fighter II level will have demonstrated additional competency in the necessary knowledge and skills to function safely and effectively as a member of a firefighting team under general supervision.

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

A person submits a completed application to the Kentucky Fire Commission. The candidate shall remit the prescribed written test sitting fee, attempt a written examination of 100 multiple choice, true/false or matching questions and participate in a skills examination. Upon successful completion of the written and skills exams, provide all documentation, fees are submitted and prerequisites are satisfied, the candidate shall become eligible to recieve an accredited certification from the Kentucky Fire Commission.

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCY AREAS TESTED

Fire department organization, incident management, communications and reports, fire control, salvage, overhaul, building construction, firefighting foam, flammable liquids and gases, hose and streams, fire cause and origin, rescue and extrication, fire prevention and public education, power generators and scene lighting. 

PREREQUISITES

Emergency Medical Care - as a minimum Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (professional rescuer), and First Aid or any higher level of emergency medical certification approved by the Fire Commission.

Hazardous Materials/Operations-Product Control level accredited certification.

Firefighter 1 - accredited certification and pre-requisites associated with Firefighter 1.

 

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FF 2 Practice Test

 Print out a sample of our written exam for this certification level.
The answer key is included for your convenience.
A 70% passing score requires you to answer at least 14 out of 20 correct. 

Firefighter 2 Application

FF2 Candidate Handbook

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