Program Curriculum

Explorer Candidate

All recruits will enter as an Explorer Candidate. Must successfully pass these initial classes to be recognized as an Explorer and to remain an active member of the Post. After completing these courses you will be eligible to visit selected fire stations and participate in the ride along program.

  • Basic First Aid
  • Blood Born Pathogens
  • Firefighter Orientation and Safety
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Fire Department Rules and Regulation


Must take and successfully pass all classes to remain an active member of the Post. Classes are taken from Fire Essentials I. Classes include but are not limited to:

  • Fire Behavior
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Portable Extinguishers
  • Ropes and Knots
  • Water Supply
  • Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Communications
If you are interested in becoming an Explorer, please contact:
Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Explorer Program
6500 Congress Avenue, Suite 200
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Jonathan Vought, Lead Advisor 561-982-4000