Common Questions

  1. How does Polk State College accept the Florida State Fire Certificates for credits towards the Fire Science Technology, A.S. degree?

    Polk State College will only accept the following fire certificates issued by Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, These State Fire Certificates have passed the Pearson Vue exam, a third-party, testing center that is considered the “Gold Standard” for this process.

    Fire Officer I
    Fire Officer II
    Inspector I
    Inspector ll
    Investigator or Investigator l

    Minimum Standards (Certificate of Compliance) – an elective for 3 credits.