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Arizona Center for fire service excellence

Shaping The Next Generation of Arizona Firefighters

Mission

The mission of the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AzCFSE) is to administer state-of-the-art continuing professional education courses and accredited certification testing and practical skills evaluations, based on national fire service professional standards, which meet the comprehensive training needs of fire and rescue personnel, emergency managers and other responders, enabling them to better protect lives and property within their communities.

The AzCFSE provides Arizona Firefighter certification for:

  • Firefighter I & II
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations
  • Fire Instructor
  • Fire Officer
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator

AzCFSE supports the annual Arizona State Fire School and coordinates delivery of National Fire Academy (NFA) direct delivery classes around the State each year.

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The Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AzCFSE) was established in 2010 with the support of the Arizona Fire Services Institute (AFSI), a consensus body representing Arizona's fire services with representation from the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association (AFCA), Professional Firefighters of Arizona (PFFA), Arizona Fire District Association (AFDA), Volunteer Firefighters of Arizona (VFFA) and Metro Fire Chiefs.

Day-to-day management of the AzCFSE is provided by the Executive Board of the Arizona State Fire Training Committee (ASFTC), a 501c3 not-for-profit Arizona corporation. AzCFSE staff is responsible for the day-to-day administration of fire service training and Arizona firefighter certification processes for the State. Training and certification processes are presented by an instructor cadre from throughout the State. AzCFSE works closely with all stakeholder groups from throughout the State in establishing training programs and certification processes.

Fire School 2021

This year marks the 48th Annual Arizona State Fire School, which provides over 35 educational sessions from Basic Skills Training, Fire Prevention, and Investigation, to Fire Leadership and is one of the best training experiences available at any venue in Arizona.

Arizona State Fire School registration will be available in the Summer of 2022:
https://na.eventscloud.com/623162

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The Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AzCFSE) was established in 2010 with the support of the Arizona Fire Services Institute (AFSI), a consensus body representing Arizona's fire services with representation from the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association (AFCA), Professional Firefighters of Arizona (PFFA), Arizona Fire District Association (AFDA), Volunteer Firefighters of Arizona (VFFA) and Metro Fire Chiefs.

Day-to-day management of the AzCFSE is provided by the Executive Board of the Arizona State Fire Training Committee (ASFTC), a 501c3 not-for-profit Arizona corporation. AzCFSE staff is responsible for the day-to-day administration of fire service training and Arizona firefighter certification processes for the State. Training and certification processes are presented by an instructor cadre from throughout the State. AzCFSE works closely with all stakeholder groups from throughout the State in establishing training programs and certification processes.

The Arizona State Fire Training Committee

A volunteer group of dedicated fire service professionals is responsible for coordinating and managing the annual State Fire School presented annually in September.

We appreciate you visiting this site and hope you find it useful!

The Arizona State Fire Training Committee

A volunteer group of dedicated fire service professionals is responsible for coordinating and managing the annual State Fire School presented annually in September.

We appreciate you visiting this site and hope you find it useful!