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Proboard Certification

The Berks County DES/Fire Training Center is Site #8 within the Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s certification program and is responsible for certification testing at the Berks County Fire Training Center. The Fire Training Committee strongly supports professional certification testing in Berks County, however the committee is not directly involved with or responsible for the testing.

Additional information on the National Professional Certification system, as well as other certification testing locations and schedules are available on the website of the PA State Fire Commissioner.

Specific questions may be directed to the Fire Training Center by calling 610-378-5509.

Upcoming certification testing at the Berks County Fire Training Center is listed below. Please pay particular attention to pre-requisites, application procedures, etc. for each certification testing opportunity as they may differ. Unless otherwise noted, the certification testing fee for FF-I, FF-II and HazMat Operations is $100, with the check made payable to the County of Berks.

Click on the course title to view/download/print the candidate application, and skill sheets.
(DO NOT use the regular course registration form.)

FIRST AID / CPR

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FACPR-1
Course Length: 1.5 Hrs
Lead Instructor(s): Andy Gudinas
Course Cost: In-County: $50 | Out of County: $50
Proboard Certification Prerequisite

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545

FIRE OFFICER I CERTIFICATION (FO1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 23-FO-II
Lead Instructor(s): Bill Hall
Course Cost: In-County: $350| Out of County: $350
There will be a 100 question test at the end of the course along with a skills test
NOTE: The Second Weekend Will Be Held at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545