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Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Scott Cordes, State Fire Marshal

FF II Certification Information

NFPA Standard: 1001, 2019, Chapter 5

Accredited: IFSAC: Yes       NPQS: Yes

Prerequisites: Firefighter 2 (Firefighter 1)

A person who completes the Firefighter 2 course will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to command an initial fire scene, conduct a basic fire cause and determination process, manage a vehicle extrication scenario, setup and manage a foam operation, successfully extinguish a compressed gas fire in a cylinder, test fire hose and perform maintenance skills on various gas powered pieces of equipment. Individuals who desire to complete this course should be in general good health and have the physical ability to complete strenuous and physically demanding work.


Firefighter 2 Certification Requirements:

Meet Pre-requisites of Certification are Firefighter 1

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be affiliated with an emergency response agency within the state of Nebraska

Candidates must complete a Practical Skills Examination (PSE) with a "Passing" score

Candidates must complete an 100 question Written Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher

Reference List:

  • NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2019 Edition, Chapter 5
  • Jones and Bartlett, 4th Edition, Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills


Fire Fighter II Training