Fire Service Training Bureau
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Certification & Accreditation

Phone: 888-469-2374


The Fire Service Training Bureau, is proud to offer National Certification for the Iowa Fire Service through accreditation with the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard). This accreditation assures fire fighters that the testing is unbiased, current, and conforms to recognized national standards.

Candidates seeking certification should obtain a copy of the Certification Procedures Guide for the specific level of certification. These certification procedure guides include information on prerequisites and requirements for certification, as well as information specifically designed to help candidates prepare for the certification process.


Hazardous Materials Awareness

Hazardous Materials Operations

FF 1 - Prerequisites | FF 1 - Procedure Guide

FF 2 - Prerequisites | FF 2 - Procedure Guide

Driver Operator: Pumping Apparatus Local Doc

Driver Operator: Aerial Apparatus Local Doc

Instructor 1 - Prerequisites | Instructor 1 - Procedure Guide | Teaching Report

Instructor 2 - Prerequisites | Instructor 2 - Procedure Guide

Fire Officer 1

Fire Officer 2

Fire Inspector 1

Fire Investigator


All levels of certification begin with the candidate submitting a Certification Application and fee. Please submit your Certification Application at least three weeks before the test date.

Certification Schedule

Certification Application

Foundation of the FSTB Certification System


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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 9-16-2016 (DMB)
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