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HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Schedule to take the TABE test at McFatter Technical College, registration cost is $10.00 and registration hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..  Registration and TABE testing location:  McFatter Technical College is located at 6500 Nova Drive, Davie Florida 33317.  (students who have earned a college diploma from a regionally accredited institution or had entered a Broward County Public High School in 2003-2004 are exempt from the TABE and should schedule an appointment with Jason Friedman, Fire Academy Program Advisor by emailing him at jason.friedman@browardschools.com (If you graduated from a public school outside of Broward County you must have a transcript from that school)
  2. Take the TABE test.
  3. Schedule an appointment with Jason Friedman, Fire Academy Program Advisor by emailing him at jason.friedman@browardschools.com approximately 24-48 hours after testing.  At your scheduled appointment, TABE scores will be reviewed and the EMT required paper work will be discussed. 
  4. BRING the following documents to your meeting:
    • high school diploma (original) and copy
    • college diploma (original) and copy (if applicable)
    • driver's license (orignal) and copy
    • vehicle insurance card (original) and copy
    • health insurance card (original) and copy*
    • $27.00 for drug screening registration ( Mastercard, Visa or Money Order)
    • marriage certificate (original) and copy (if name has changed) or legal name change documents (original) and copy
  5. Email Jason Friedman,  Program Advisor, by emailing him at jason.friedman@browardschools.com to schedule an appointment to go over your completed paper work and to register.
  6. Purchase required uniform, books, and supplies

*Health insurance—if you do not have health insurance at this time, we will discuss some options when we meet.