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Old June 15th, 2009, 08:07 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by JeepGirl88 View Post
i would like full but i would do part time, how long is the schooling for it? what exactly do i need to get? i know i need ff1&2 but some of the guys are saying u need to have emt and paramedics also
IMO... your best bet is to get on a department in your hometown.... Let them get you through FF1/2 and at LEAST your MFR, which is required..... Then, you can take bridge classes, to get your EMT. Then, in a few years, after you have proved yourself, you can begin the application process at other FDs. It will most likely take a while. I don't know of any full timers that have gotten on with zero experiance. They all had some somewhere, be it as a Paramedic, EMT or a FF on another dept.
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