Recruit Firefighter Training

The Recruit Academy at the SWMRFA is a certified program through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety.

  • This program is approved for certification testing with IFSAC and ProBoard
  • The Recruit Academy exceeds 280 hours of didactic and practical education and mastery.
  • Tuition, textbooks, and online fees: ¬†$750 per student.
  • Bunker gear, nomex hoood, SCBA and mask must be provided by you or your representing department. ¬†Before the first day of class, you must receive an inspection and approval for use of this gear by the Joplin Training Division, and SCBA fit testing information must be verified.