PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CERTIFICATION: The candidate must have successfully certified at the Fire Fighter 1 level prior to being awarded this certification.
WRITTEN TEST: There is a 100-question written test.
SKILLS TEST: There are five (5) skills stations covering required fire fighter skills.
PROJECT: There are two (2) take-home projects. The first project is a safety survey of the candidate's home. The second project covers the preplanning of a government or commercial structure. Both projects must be completed and submitted within 90 days.
LOCAL VERIFICATION FORM: There is a Local Verification Form that must be signed by the candidate's Fire Chief or Training Division Chief and submitted. This form is available in the Fire Fighter 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 edition, Chapter 6, Fire Fighter II.
READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to IFSTA, Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th edition. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Fire Fighter 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FACIAL HAIR POLICY: All certification test candidates must be clean shaved in the area of the seal of the mask in accordance with the KFRTI Facial Hair Policy.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: The required personal equipment for each candidate is listed in the Fire Fighter 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FEES: The fee for this certification test is $60.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $120.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.
There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.
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