Fire Science (Fire Fighting)

Prepare for employment in the fire fighting field and learn how to help protect, educate and serve the public.

Gain experience through various hands-on training skills including live fire training, search and rescue, high rise tower drills, and the operation of fire apparatus and equipment used by local academies.

The first year provides an overview of basic fire science fundamentals and the EMT program. Second-year students gain experience through physical training, team activities and demonstrations by local, state and federal agencies.

This course requires extensive bookwork, physical stamina, strength and coordination.

Note: Dual enrollment for college credit is available.

For announcements and updates on the Fire Science program, text evithero to 90210.

Course Code FF10
Length 2-4 semesters
Certifications CPR, Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF)
Possible Careers Fire Fighter, Fire Inspector, EMT, Paramedic, Wildland Fire Fighter
Average Entry Level Salary $20-$23 per hour

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.