Firefighter courses set at Chipola College

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer Firefighting I and Firefighting II night classes beginning in January 2017. Orientation is set for Jan 5 at 5 p.m.

Firefighter I runs Jan. 23 through April 11, and meets Monday through Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Firefighter II will run April 17 through June 21.

Pre-requisite for both courses is First Responder (EMT or higher certification).  An evening First Responder class will meet Jan. 9 through Jan. 19, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Cost is $130.

Cost is approximately $1,600 each for Firefighter I or Firefighter II classes.  Firefighter I price includes: 205 hour class, book, Drug and Background Test and (4) T-shirts.  Firefighter II price includes:  192 hour class, Forestry S-130/180/L-190, use of SCBA and bunker gear.  Some financial aid is available for both classes.

For information, contact Brian Eddins at (850) 718-2483, (850) 596-4157 e-mail or visit