With the support of their local IAFF affiliate, any department can serve as a host site.


In order to schedule and host a F2T 101 course, you must complete the pre-approval process. Learn More

Payment of Fees

The online F2T 101 course is $899 USD per student. Click here for more information on the online course and includes an optional equipment package ($799 USD without equipment).

The in-person F2T 101 course is $24,975 for a host site and includes materials and instruction for up to 25 students. The registration fee is $999 USD per additional student, up to a maximum of 35.

Host Site Responsibilities

  • Arrange for facilities with at least 3,000 square feet of open space to accommodate both the classroom and hands-on/experiential learning portions of the class.
  • Arrange for training space with tables and chairs to seat a minimum of 25 people and an instructor’s table at the front of the room. The room must be free of distractions and at a comfortable temperature.
  • Supply training equipment, including reliable internet connection, LCD projector, screen, computer, sound, dry erase board or flipchart and markers.
  • Provide fitness equipment package used to conduct training. Host site can purchase this equipment package for additional fee. Click HERE for more information.
  • Identify one person to serve as the point of contact. This person secures a training space, navigates the pre-class process directly with IAFF staff, handles registration, communicates with participants and oversees other logistics.
  • Suggest lunch options so that participants can finish lunch within the one-hour break each day.

IAFF Responsibilities

  • Provide Four-Day F2T 101 Course Program training.
  • Arrange for two IAFF instructors to deliver the training and pay all instructor-related expenses (e.g., travel, hotel).
  • Provide guidance on meeting logistics.
  • Supply student manuals and course material to host site coordinator or registered participants.


Fire service personnel of any rank or position (fire fighter, paramedic, dispatcher, wellness coordinator, strength and conditioning coach, etc.) may participate in the training.

Host sites may choose to invite other relevant community members (e.g., third-party contractors providing wellness-fitness services to your members) to expose these non-fire personnel to fire fighter and EMS culture.

PFT certificates will be awarded once the participant attends in-person training and passes the PFT exam.


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