Certification and Testing

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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.

Contact Rebecca Bestul 307-856-6776 or rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov

Information regarding the Certification Program:

Certification Information

Pro Board Site Visit Report

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

Info sheet cert requisites & prerequisite standards

Written/Online examination information:

Written Exam Information Sheet Written Exam Instruction Form

Online Exam Instruction Form

Examination Attendance Roster SFMO Roster Form

Request for Accommodations for Certification Examinations

Scheduling skills examination: A request for written/online examinations must be sent to the Certification Officer 14 days prior to the scheduled testing date.

Skills Examination Information and equipment required:

Skill Exam Information Skills Exam Instruction Form

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

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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 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.

If you have any questions or need more information, please call the DFPES Training Division at 307-856-6776.