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Kirkwood Community College



(319) 398-1022

Inform the operator you are registering for the CITA Fire School. Please have the full name, address, phone number, social security number, course title and section number for each student you are registering. You may pay by check, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover.

If you want your tuition billed, they will register you must fill out the form located in the back of the book in order to have your tuition billed to your department or service; otherwise, you will be responsible for the charges. We have also added a link for you to print off the Billing Authorization Form.

Registering and Paying with Credit Card Online

To Register for Fire School Classes and pay by credit card pleasecall 319-398-1022

Registering by Mail-In registration Form

To register by fax you may fill out the Fire School Registration Form and fax to the number listed at the top of the form.

Billing and Refund Policy

Individual may register and bill their departments (a billing authorization form must be filled out and returned). Invoices will not be sent to individuals. Billing for all registered participants will be done regardless of attendance. Please remember that lunch cost is part of your tuition.

Registrations cancelled before 5:00 pm on September 26, 2024 will recieve a full refund. Cancellations made after September 26, 2024 will be be eligible for refunds.

Volunteer Fire Fighter Training Fund Credit

Due to partial funding through the Volunteer Firefighter Training Fund and the Paul Ryan Training Fund, individuals registering for the following courses have already received a reduction in fire school tuition. You or your department are still responsible for the cost listed for each class which includes the cost of your lunch and material fee(s), resource fees, etc.

  • Auto Extrication Basics (Hands-On)

  • Grain Bin Rescue (Hands-On)

  • School Bus Rescue (Hands-On)

  • Structural Firefighting (Hands-On)

  • Vehicle Extrication - Big Rig Rescue (Hands-On)

  • Fire and Safety Operations Training

  • Motorsports Venues (Hands-On)

This credit was only a reduction in the cost of the classes. You are still responsible for the cost listed for each class. (For example, The full cost of the Auto Extrication Basics course is $75.00, with a $15.00 credit the total cost of the course to you or your department is $60.00.)


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 Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-398-5678     877-522-9283

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