How To Become A Firefighter

A firefighter is a person whose main objective is to put out fires. Firefighters often drive firetrucks and other emergency vehicles, put out fires using water hoses, fire extinguishers, and water pumps. They also find and rescue victims in burning buildings or other emergencies.

Steps in becoming a firefighter are signing up for, begin testing with a fire department that you qualify for and getting your EMT certificate in the state where you live. Other steps are taking general education courses, continue working towards your AS degree in fire science, and taking as many specialized courses as possible such as hazmat tech.

The advantages of being a firefighter are physically fit, teamwork, job security and pay, educational requirements, and achieving a lifelong dream.

To conclude, talk to a firefighter soon and find out more about this great career opportunity.