The UFRA organization contributes to the safety and security of Utah residents by training fire service emergency responders, creating and maintaining programs and courses related to fire service emergency response, assisting in the development of current and future fire department leaders, and maintaining a certification program that insures a high degree of professionalism in all disciplines of the fire service.



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The Utah Fire & Rescue Academy provides a wide variety of training opportunities to members of Utah fire departments.


Certification & Testing

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Becoming certified in various levels of the fire service ensures that your knowledge and skills meet national standards. UFRA is the only organization in Utah that can grant certifications that are accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard.


Chiefs Resources

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We know you are busy and there is always more paperwork to be done. We have made the process easier. Check out our library of quick resources to make you life easier.

Fire Officer Designation Program

Map your path to career advancement.


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New Certification & Training Lookup System Available

Check out the details of our new lookup system here.

Legacies in Leadership Video Series 

This series captures thoughts from fire service leaders with advice for the next generation of leaders. Viewers will hear how the nation’s fire service legacies started their careers, learn about the impact of notable emergency incidents, and perspectives on how the fire service has changed and what the future holds.

Job Openings

Looking for a new opportunity. Stay up to date with the latest job postings on our Fire Departments listing page. Need qualified help? Post your listings with us.

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 Utah Firefighter Crisis Support Line: 801-587-1800
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