**UPDATED 12/28/2018**

Fire Service Technology is working on going live with the online registration program. Follow the link below to see available tests statewide. 

To register for an exam, click the link below, then click Fire Service Technology on the left column, select IFSAC written or skills testing. Check dates and locations. Once you have selected an exam, you MUST click checkout in the top right corner and follow the instructions. For written exams the level you wish to select is on the popup window when you add the exam to your cartFor skills exams you must register for each level you wish to certify!

You will need to create an account, there is no charge for this and no charge for exams.

Click here to register for exams


Certification Exam Requests and Test Scheduling

A Certification Exam Request is submitted by the fire department chief or training officer and must be received by Fire Service Technology (FST) at least 45 days prior to the requested exam date. The provision of equipment, apparatus, and facilities needed for a testing event is the responsibility of the host department.

All forms for testing are now fillable online, when possible please fill out electronically then email to us, or print and fax or ground mail in. This greatly assists with our processing.




Certification Test Applications are filled out by the candidate, signed by the chief or training officer and submitted to FST. In signing the application the chief/training officer is verifying that the applicant is adequately trained and qualified for the requested level of certification testing. A Local Verification form is also required for Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, and Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator - Pumper.

Wondering what textbooks you should study for your upcoming exam? While we try and keep all exam questions based on the NFPA standards, all test banks regardless of brand have some questions tailored to a specific textbook. In an effort to assist you, we have complied a list on the FAQ page of texts recommended for pre exam studying.

NOTE: All tests are scheduled through Fire Service Technology. You must register with FST before you are eligible to attend a testing session. *No walk-ins are allowed.* If a sufficient number of candidates is not met within two (2) weeks of the test date, the test will be cancelled. Registration for testing events closes two (2) weeks prior to the scheduled testing date. This allows for coordination of staffing for the test event and for production of test materials, rosters, and adequate shipping time.

Talk To Us

Dean Ellis, Training Coordinator
(208) 535-5442

Scot McGuire, Testing Coordinator
(208) 535-5488

Nikki Berntsen, Technical Records Specialist I
(208) 535-5443

Penny Rainey, Office Specialist II
(208) 535-5441


Contact Us

Fire Service Technology
College of Eastern Idaho
Alex D. Creek Building
Room 577
1600 South 25th East
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Phone: (208) 535-5441
Toll Free: (800) 662-0261
FAX: (208) 523-1815

College of Eastern Idaho, 208.524.3000, 1600 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

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