Fire Service Professional Certification Testing

HACC's Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center is a delegated authority of the PA State Fire Academy since 2009.

The purpose of all Fire Service Professional Certification Testing is to identify and recognize emergency service personnel whose accomplishments in training and education meets or exceeds nationally recognized standards. 

A signed application, pre-requisites, co-requisites, and a permission to bill are needed to be registered for a test.  Application copies must be originals, we cannot accept them through e-mail or fax.

Please send your questions to firetrng@hacc.edu with the subject line CERTIFICATION.

We are approved to conduct and process all certification levels offered through the PSFA that are listed below.

  • NFPA 472: Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • NFPA 472: Hazardous Materials Operations
  • NFPA 472: Hazardous Materials Technician
  • NFPA 472: Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
  • NFPA 1001: Firefighter I Schedule and Online Registration
  • Firefighter I Certification Review
  • NFPA 1001: Firefighter II Schedule and Online Registration
  • Firefighter II Certification Review
  • NFPA 1002: Driver/Operator- Aerial
  • NFPA 1002: Driver/Operator- Pumper
  • NFPA 1002: Driver/Operator- Mobile Water Supply
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Confined Space
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- General Requirements
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Rope
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Structural Collapse
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Surface Water
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Trench
  • NFPA 1006: Rescue Technician- Vehicle & Machinery
  • NFPA 1021: Fire Officer I
  • NFPA 1021: Fire Officer II
  • NFPA 1031: Fire Inspector I
  • NFPA 1041: Fire Service Instructor I
  • NFPA 1041: Fire Service Instructor II
  • NFPA 1081: Industrial Fire Brigade Incipient