Annual Recertification Requirements

The Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council requires each Georgia firefighter demonstrate proficiency in all of the following areas:
  • Communications
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Fire-ground Operations
  • General Firefighting Skills
  • Prevention and Preparedness
In addition, each firefighter must complete 24 hours of approved continuing education to meet the requirements and advance the firefighter's level of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
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