Question: What is the Fire Fighter Certification System?
Answer: "The purpose of this program is to enhance the training process, improve performance, and strengthen the professionalism of all DoD Fire and Emergency Services personnel. The program measures the competence of DoD Fire and Emergency Services personnel and provides a quality control element for the training process. These measurements and quality control elements will be accomplished through the administration of standardized written and performance evaluations. This comprehensive program uses the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) national consensus of professional qualifications standards. The Administration Center will develop standards when NFPA standards do not exist for specific positions." DoD 6055.6-M, December 1995
Question: Where can I find official guidance on the Fire Fighter Certification System?
Answer: Related Publications (Acrobat PDF format)
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Question: How can I find out what certifications I have?
Answer: Use the Certification Lookup System
Question: Are there other web sites with additional information on this program?
Answer: Visit the following web sites for civilian/military specific information: