"Training Tomorrow's Fire Service Leaders Today!"

Five Bugles Institute Mission Statement

The mission of Five Bugles Institute is to provide excellence in fire service education in accordance with standards set forth by the Florida State Fire College, National Fire Protection Association, and State of Florida statutes.  We will offer certification education in the areas of Fire Officer, Fire Investigation, Fire Inspection, Fire Instruction, and other course work in a manner consistent with the best traditions of the Fire Service.  We will provide up to date knowledge to our students while embracing the duty, honor, and pride associated with the fire service.

Five Bugles Institute Core Values


Five Bugles Institute will uphold our DUTY to provide educational accuracy in all settings for our students.


Five Bugles Institute will respect the HONOR of having the title of “Firefighter”.


Five Bugles Institute will have the COURAGE to prepare tomorrow’s fire service leaders with the basic tools for success, wherever their career goals lead.


Five Bugles Institute will remind our students of TRADITION in the fire service, their relevance to who we are, and their role in our education.


Five Bugles Institute will strive for unconditional EXCELLENCE in all educational settings for our students, instructors, and any agencies we provide services for.

Florida State Fire College (FSFC) Certifications

Fire Officer
Fire Inspector
Fire Investigator
Fire Instructor

Pump Operator

Fire and Lifesafety Educator


Public Speaking Programs

The Batboy, The Firefighter, and the Brotherhood

Effective Leadership for the Fire Service

Learning from Past Mistakes: Leadership from the Other Side of the Desk

Breaking Tradition: Embracing Cultural Change to Save (Our Own) Lives


See Our Fire Certification Class Schedule

Please note that we have 2 campus locations:

Tarpon Springs

Hampton Inn and Suites - Conference Room| Location Map

39284 U.S. Highway 19 N

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

brooksville/spring hill

Pasco County Fire Rescue Training Facility | Location Map

15910 Little Ranch Road

Brooksville, FL 34610

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