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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.)

COURSE IS FULL

FIRST AID / CPR

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FACPR-1
Course Length: 1.5 Hrs
Lead Instructor(s): Andy Gudinas
Course Cost: In-County: $50 | Out of County: $50
Proboard Certification Prerequisite

FIREFIGHTER I CERTIFICATION (WRITTEN) (FF1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-I
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by February 20th, 2021
Applications for the Fall Class are due by October 29th, 2021

FIREFIGHTER I CERTIFICATION (SKILLS) (FF1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-I
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by February 20th, 2021
Applications for the Fall Class are due by October 29th, 2021

FIREFIGHTER II CERTIFICATION TESTING (WRITTEN) (FF2)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-II
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by June 25th, 2021

FIREFIGHTER II CERTIFICATION TESTING (SKILLS) (FF2)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-II
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by June 25th, 2021

FIREFIGHTER I CERTIFICATION (WRITTEN) (FF1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-I
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by February 20th, 2021
Applications for the Fall Class are due by October 29th, 2021

FIREFIGHTER I CERTIFICATION (SKILLS) (FF1)

Berks County Fire Training Site 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading

Course #: 21-FF-I
Lead Instructor(s): PA State Fire Academy
Course Cost: In-County: $100 | Out of County: $100
Applications for the Spring Class are due by February 20th, 2021
Applications for the Fall Class are due by October 29th, 2021