News and Information:
The IFSAC 2013 Fall meeting in Anchorage, Alaska has concluded, and we are very pleased to announce that the IFSAC Board of Governors voted to approved accreditation to the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence for four levels: Hazardous Materials Awareness, Hazardous Materials Operations, Firefighter I, and Firefighter II. Once again, thanks to everyone who participated as a Subject Matter Expert, Proctor, member of the Advisory Council, part of the Self-Study group, or in any other way to help make this happen. We have updated our Certificate Request Form for the people who received AZCFSE Firefighter certifications between Spring 2010 and Spring 2013. Clck the link below to see that form:
Certificate Request Form
New: Reciprocity and Challenge Testing Information
New: Hazardous Materials FRA/FRO Study Guide
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The Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AzCFSE) was established in 2010 by the Arizona Fire Services Institute (AFSI) and is responsible for coordinating fire service training and certification within the State of Arizona. AFSI is a consensus body representing Arizona's fire services with representation from the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association, Professional Firefighters of Arizona, Arizona Fire District Association, Volunteer Firefighters of Arizona and Metro Fire Chiefs. AFSI provides overall program governance, strategic guidance and policy direction to AzCFSE.
Day-to-day managment of AzCFSE is provide by the Executive Board of the Arizona State Fire Training Committee (AzSFTC), a 501c3 not-for-profit Arizona corporation. The CEO / State Training Director, Chief Operating Officer, and AzCFSE staff are responsible for the day-to-day administration of the fire service training and certificaton processes for the state. Training and certification processes are presented by an instructor / evaluator cadre from throughout the state. AzCFSE works closely with all stakeholder groups from throughout the state in establishing training programs and certification processes.
The State Training Committee, a volunteer group of dedicated fire service professionals, is responsible for coordinating and managing the annual State Fire School presented each year in September in Mesa.
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