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
This is a dual enrollment course. For more information, visit the Dual Enrollment
page.For announcements and updates on the Fire Science program, text evit 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 |