Our Mission
The mission of the  Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE)  is to deliver and administer state-of-the-art continuing professional education courses and accredited certification testing and practical skills evaluations, based on national fire service professional standards, which meet the comprehensive training needs of fire and rescue personnel, emergency managers and other responders utilizing the most efficient and effective means possible, thereby enabling them to better protect lives and property within their communities.

The Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence provides Arizona Firefighter certification testing, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations certification testing, Fire Instructor certification testing, Fire Officer certification testing, Fire Inspector certification testing, and testing for other levels for approved certification programs in the state of Arizona, and is involved in firefighter training by supporting the annual Arizona State Fire School and by hosting National Fire Academy (NFA) direct delivery classes around the state each year.