Certification Exam Schedule - Public Safety Training Center

Certification Exam Schedule

The PSTC is a recognized Educational Training Agency (ETA #30) for the Pennsylvania Fire Academy.  For 2021, we are offering the following certification exams:

Certification Exams

  1. Hazardous Materials Awareness Pro Board / IFSAC Certification: Wednesday, January 27, report time of 6:30 p.m. Application Deadline: night of exam. $25 Tuition
  2. Hazardous Materials Awareness Pro Board / IFSAC Certification: Tuesday, March 9, report time of 6:30 p.m. Application Deadline: night of exam. $25 Tuition
  3. Fire Officer I Pro Board / IFSAC Certification: Sunday, March 21, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline: March 17 by 4 p.m., $150.00 Tuition
  4. Department of Health - Basic Vehicle Rescue Exam:  Thursday, March 25, report time of 6:30 p.m. Cost $10.00*
  5. Traffic Incident Management System Certification Exam: Sunday, April 11, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline: April 2 at 4 p.m. $175.00 Tuition
  6. Driver/Operator – Pumper Pro Board/IFSAC Certification Exam: Sunday, May 16, Report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  May 13 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  7. Aerial Certification Exam: Sunday, May 2, Report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline: April 23 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  8. Firefighter I Certification Exam:  Written portion, Friday, May 21, report time of 6:30 p.m., Skills portion, Sunday, May 23, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  Friday, May 7 by 4 p.m. Cost: $225.00
  9. Firefighter II Certification Exam: Written & Skills, Sunday, May 23 report time of 8 a.m. Application Deadline:  May 12 at 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  10. Instructor I Pro Board / IFSAC Written & Skills Exam: Saturday, May 22, report time of 7:30 a.m., Exam Location Youngwood Campus (room to be determined), Application Deadline: May 13 at 4 p.m. $150.00 tuition.
  11. Hazardous Materials Operations Pro Board / IFSAC Certification: Sunday, June 6, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline: May 21 by 4 p.m., $175.00 Tuition
  12. Rescue Technician – General ProBoard/IFSAC Certification Exam:  Written exam, Saturday, June 26, Report time of 6:30 p.m. Skills exam, Sunday, June 27, Report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  June 4 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  13. Hazardous Materials Awareness Pro Board / IFSAC Certification: Monday, September 12, report time of 6:30 p.m. Application Deadline: night of exam. $25 Tuition
  14. Driver/Operator – Pumper Pro Board/IFSAC Certification Exam: Sunday, October 17, Report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  October 12 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  15. Driver/Operator-Mobile Water Supply Certification Exam: Sunday, November 17 Report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  October 30 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  16. Department of Health - Basic Vehicle Rescue Exam:  Wednesday, December 1, report time of 6:30 p.m. Cost $10.00*
  17. Traffic Incident Management System Certification Exam: Saturday, December 11, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline: December 3 at 4 p.m. $175.00 Cost
  18. Firefighter II Certification Exam: Written & Skills, Saturday, December 18, report time of 8 a.m. Application Deadline:  December 10 by 4 p.m. $175 Tuition
  19. Firefighter I Certification Exam:  Written portion, Friday, December 17, report time of 6:30 p.m., Skills portion, Saturday, December 18, report time of 7:30 a.m. Application Deadline:  Friday, December 3 by 4 p.m. Cost: $225.00

*Non-PSTC candidates will be charged $20 Exam Fee and must contact the Director two (2) weeks prior for proper course completion verification. Must have completed NVR-A & O within 1-year.

  • Please note application deadlines! Your completed application with required certificates of training AND payment must be received no later than 4 p.m. on the above dates to be considered! All prices for certification are based on required student to evaluator ratios.
  • Additional costs may be applied based on number of candidates testing. Application and payment MUST be sent to:
    • Marc Jackson, PSTC Director
      65 Public Safety Drive
      Smithton, PA 15479

NO EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR HOLDING EXAM SPOT