MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer Firefighting I and Firefighting II day classes beginning in August. Orientation is set for Thursday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m.
Firefighter I runs Aug. 22 through Oct. 5, and meets Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Firefighter II will run Oct. 10 through Nov. 9.
Pre-requisite for both courses is First Responder (EMT or higher certification). A daytime First Responder class will meet Aug. 15-18, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $130.
Cost is approximately $1,600 each for Firefighter I or Firefighter II classes. Firefighter I price includes: 225 hour class, book, Drug and Background Test and (5) T-shirts. Firefighter II price includes: 225 hour class, Forestry S-130/180/L-190, use of SCBA and bunker gear. Some financial aid is available for both classes. Ten $200 scholarships are available to the first 10 qualified applicants.
For information, contact Phil Oxendine at (850) 718-2483, 573-0188 e-mail email@example.com or visit www.chipola.edu.