Fire and Rescue Services

Certificate Description

Fire and Rescue Services provides adult students the opportunity to obtain a Bridgerland Technical College certificate and prepares recruits for employment as firefighters. Highly skilled and trained firefighting professionals will instruct students through hands-on curriculum in structural firefighter skills, hazardous materials mitigation, and taking care of sick or injured patients. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College's mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided careers and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.

Fire and Rescue Services is accredited by the Utah Fire Service Standards and Training Council (UFSCC). Student recruits who complete all coursework can certify and obtain certifications in: Hazardous Materials Awareness, Hazardous Materials Operations, Firefighter I, and Firefighter II.


  • Suppress and mitigate fires
  • Reduce the impacts of hazards on people, property, and the environment
  • Recognize and treat medical emergencies
  • Serve communities and citizens in need



Application Deadline: June 2024


Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

Additional requirements for the Fire and Rescue Services program can be found in our ONLINE APPLICATION.

Please click on the link and review all the requirements. You can begin the application and hit "Submit" without having all the documentation. You will receive an email that will allow you to go back into your account and edit your application. If you have any trouble receiving this email, please send an email to

Please contact a Student Success Advisor for questions about this program, or check start dates.

**The physical strength and endurance demands associated with training and on-the-job use and operations of current firefighting equipment include lifting, carrying, and pulling of objects; climbing; crawling; running, and hoisting. Physical agility requires upper body strength, aerobic conditioning, and flexibility. Students will be exposed to dark rooms, confined spaces, and extreme heat and cold.

For additional information on the occupational profile, please click here.

Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

When your pre-admission requirements listed above under "Additional Requirements" are met and your application is approved, the RCA course begins in July.

Yes, financial aid is available. Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West.

Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 10th).

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2,834 - Tuition includes most books, supplies, and fees. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Equalized Payment:


Campus Locations


Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

19 credits - 6 months (not including prerequisites.)

Hours per Week

26 hours per week

Certificate Availability

High School Students:
Not available

Adult Students:
Program runs June - December and is held Tues, Wed, Thur, from 4 - 10 pm, & Sat from 7 - 4 pm.

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 100%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 0%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302