The Berks County DES/Fire Training Center is Site #8 within the Office of the State FIre Commissioner’s certification program and is responsible for certification testing at the Berks County Fire Training Center.
The Fire Training Committee strongly supports professional certification testing in Berks County, however the committee is not directly involved with or responsible for the testing.
Upcoming certification testing at the Berks County Fire Training Center is listed below. Please pay particular attention to pre-requisites, application procedures, etc. for each certification testing opportunity as they may differ. Unless otherwise noted, the certification testing fee for FF-I, FF-II and HazMat Operations is $100, with the check made payable to the County of Berks. Applications for tests listed on this page should be made directly to the Superintendent of the Berks County Fire Training Center, not to the Training Committee. Click on the certification title to download/print the candidate application, and skill sheets. (DO NOT use the regular course registration form.)
Specific questions may be directed to the Fire Training Center by calling 610-378-5509. Additional information on the National Professional Certification system, as well as other certification testing locations and schedules is available on the website of the PA State Fire Commissioner.