Who here has IFSAC or Proboard certification, I currently have firefighter 1 and hazmat awareness and hazmat ops of proboard certs (national). what does your state require. 

Also I am looking to take firefighter ii, or would you guys or gals recommend something else?

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FF2, Driver Operator Pumper, ARFF, and ARFF Operator 

FFII Fire Instructor II  Rope Tech  Confined Space Tech  Vehicle and Machinery Tech  Trench II Haz-Mat Ops

Become what your Departments needs. Crush the minimum standard! 

I've got FF1, FF2, and HAZMAT Ops as well.

In my opinion, there are FAR better and more useful courses to take before FF2, whether they are ProBoard/Nat'l Certs or not.  EVOC and Pump Ops are absolutely necessary and any decent firefighter should be taking those. Ropes and extrication courses are also highly valuable.

FF2 focuses a lot on more officer-ish tasks and a lot on foam.  I'm not saying it isn't useful, but I'd take other courses before this.

Hope this helps!

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