Firefighter 1 & 2


Are you interested in a career in fire safety? Gateway Community College has the solution! Gateway offers a program in Firefighting 1 & 2 Certification.

This program provides:
  • EMT and CT Firefighter 1 & 2 training for certifications
  • Guidance for the standard municipal fire department civil service application exam
  • Assistance with locating employment opportunities
  • The program takes place in certified training facilities and courses are taught by certified staff
Note: There are prerequisites for program enrollment. Mandatory information session for program enrollment.
Firefighters control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, free trapped individuals, hazardous material response, and search and rescue.
EMTs assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and provide disaster assistance. They also transport injured
or sick persons to medical facilities.

For information contact: Leigh Roberts, Recruitment and Placement Coordinator 203-285-2144.

Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative is 100% funded by a $12.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (TAACCCT)


For more information

Leigh Roberts
(203) 285-2144


Information Sessions

All sessions begin at 10:00am

  • March 26 - Room N018
  • March 28 - Room N301
  • April 16 - Room N018
  • April 18 - Room N301

Email or call (203) 285-2144 for more information.