Course detail: Fire Officer 2 National Certification

Certification Test for Fire Officer Level 2, accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard.

PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CERTIFICATION: The candidate must have successfully certified at the Fire Officer 1 level prior to being awarded this certification.

WRITTEN TEST: There is a 100-question written test.

PROJECT: There is a take home project book that covers the skills portion of testing. Depending upon the version of the project book assigned to the candidate, the candidate must be able to:
  • Develop a program that involves working with another non-fire government agency.
  • Research a trend and develop a personnel action program.
  • Develop a budget to include equipment purchases.
  • Investigate an actual single occupancy structure fire.
The project book must be completed and submitted within one (1) year.

STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Officer, 2020 edition, Chapter 5, Fire Officer II.

READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to IFSTA, Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th edition. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Fire Officer 2 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.

FEES: The fee for this certification test is $30.00 for Kansas fire service and Kansas fire students and $120.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.

There is an additional $20.00 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.

Effective immediately the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute will not invoice individuals.  Payment should be made at the time of registration via credit card. 

Fees may be invoiced to organizations ONLY if a Purchase Order from that organization is provided to the Institute, via email or fax, prior to the event. After receipt of the purchase order, the Institute will manually register the students and invoice the organization.  Please call KFRTI at 785-864-9924 to utilize this option. 

KU provides accommodations for certification candidates in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Documentation of the diagnosis from a qualified professional, and a request for accommodation, should be submitted in writing to the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute Certification Manager at or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks prior to the exam. The submitted documentation will help KFRTI identify appropriate accommodations. The two week advanced notice/request allows the Institute to assemble the resources necessary for the accommodation.
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Course Resources
How to View National Certification Exam Results Online (PDF Document)
Fire Officer 2 National Certification Preparation Guide (PDF Document)

 Session Information: FC25010F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 08/28/24 and ending on 08/28/24
Times: 09:00am-05:00pm CDT
Certification Fee : $30.00


Every day, starting on 08/28/24 and ending on 08/28/24
09:00am-10:00am CDT

Every day, starting on 08/28/24 and ending on 08/28/24
01:00pm-05:00pm CDT


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Carl Cox

Facility Detail

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Stat 1 Training Rm
746 Kentucky St
Lawrence, KS 66044