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Wyoming Firefighter Voluntary Certification Program  

The Wyoming Firefighters Voluntary Certification Program has been in existence since 1980. The certification Program is an accredited entity of Pro Board. 

The purpose of the program is to provide firefighters a pathway to certification, using the NFPA Standards which set the guidelines for each certification offered. This provides a standardized training format for firefighters to use throughout the state. 

Certification helps to strengthen the quality, standardization and safety of the Fire Service in the State of Wyoming so that "Everyone Goes Home Safe"

Contact Rebecca Bestul 307-856-6776 or

Information regarding the Certification Program:  


List of Certification Standards, curriculum, prerequisites and requirements for each standard: 

Written examination information:   

Written Exam Information Sheet                         Written Exam Instruction Form

Scheduling a written examination: 

Skills Examination Information and equipment required:  

Skill Exam Information                                       Skills Exam Instruction Form

Scheduling skills examination:  A request for written & skills form must be sent to the Certification Officer 30 days prior to the scheduled testing date.


Certification Tester

Certification Tester - any person administering written, online and/or skills examinations for the DFPES. 

Certification Testers volunteer to administer written, online and skills examinations throughout the state, providing a standardized evaluation process for written, online and skills testing.  Assuring every candidate is evaluated in a fair and consistent manner.

Certification Testers are the “backbone of the certification program, taking time on a voluntary basis, to assist with written and skills evaluations.

If you are interesting in becoming a Certification Tester please contact the Training Division at 307-856-6776.

“Everyone Goes Home Safe”  

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Seat Belt Pledge

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Wyoming Firefighters Certification Committee

Committee members function as a liaison between the fire service and the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO).  The committee serves in an advisory capacity to consider needs and plans of the SFMO – Training Section. The committee will also act on other certification issues identified or referred to the committee.


The committee shall meet a minimum of twice each year.  Additional meetings may be requested by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.


Certification Committee Contact List: 

Download the full WFCC Members List 

 Meeting Minutes

Certification Committee Application

If interested in becoming a certification committee member, please click here

Certification Tester Course

Certification Tester Rules 

Certification Tester Update