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Probationary Firefighters

Firefighting in general is difficult, but a firefighter’s probationary period is typically the most difficult part of his or her career. There is a seemingly endless amount of knowledge you will need to acquire, which will help determine your success on the fireground and around the firehouse. Your ability to learn, retain, and perform will make or break your reputation – which will likely stay with you for the duration of your career. Do we have your attention yet? Good, because we know what you are about to experience and we want to help. This page will offer tips to help you start your career the right way. After all, you never get a second chance to make a great first impression.

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The founders of FireOpsOnline encourage you to utilize training book such as this one every time Probationary Firefighters join your department. This document was prepared to assist you in developing a structured and organized format that your department can follow to ensure continual education and proper training of new firefighters. This book will also ensure consistency within your department. As with all of the information we post on our website, we give you permission to print this document and use it freely.

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Probationary Firefighter Training Book

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So, you have just been sworn in as a firefighter. Congratulations on your achievement. You may or may not have completed your academy training, but you are about to report to your shift for the first time to meet the team of firefighters you will be working with, maybe for the next twenty years of your life. Sure, you are excited, but as you sit and think about everything you “don’t” know, you can feel your anxiety level rising. We can relate. We have been there.

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25 Things Probationary Firefighters Should Know and Do