Earning this certificate increases management skills for professionals employed as Fire Fighters. The purpose of this certificate is to prepare students for employment as Firefighting and Prevention Supervisors to supervise Fire Fighters who control and extinguish fires, protect life and property, and conduct rescue efforts. The program is beneficial to professionals seeking career field enhancement. This program does not prepare students for certification as Fire Fighters. A student must successfully complete the basic recruit program in firefighting to become certified, pursuant to Chapter 633, Florida Statutes. This program does not complete the requirements to be eligible to sit for Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (BFST) certification exams. A student must contact the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (BFST) for additional requirements.