Parking Update: To ease parking congestion on EFSC's Melbourne Campus, students, faculty and staff may park in the large King Center lot. Additional parking is also available at the Tennis Complex accessed from Post Road near Sherwood Elementary. Please be sure your parking permit is on your vehicle and remember that parking is only allowed in marked spaces, and is not allowed on the grass. Thank you for your patience and courtesy during this busy period.

Fall 2017 Information

Applications are being accepted through June 14 for Fall Term Fire Academy Training that prepares you to become a firefighter in the state of Florida.


Welcome to the Fire Science Technology/Fire Academy Site

Fire FIghter Training

Eastern Florida State College offers a wide array of academic and specialized training programs. Whether you're interested in getting started in the field of firefighting or want to increase your knowledge through advanced courses, EFSC has the right program for you.

On these pages you will find links and information relating to the Fire Science Technology program, application process and much more. Click on the links on this page to find out about the Fire Science Technology degrees, certificates and other training offered at EFSC's Public Safety Institute.

Associate in Science


Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates (PSAV)


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Request Appointment for Advising

Bill Klein
Program Manager
Palm Bay Campus Building 6, Room 107

Scott Manning
Assistant Program Coordinator / Fire Academy Chief
Palm Bay Campus Building 6, Room 110