Firefighter / EMS

Program Information Sheet

Description

  • Learn about fire control, fire alarms, communications, forcible entry, ventilation, ropes, cause and origin, fire protection systems, building construction, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials 
  • Study Intro to EMS, which will provide students with training on caring for sick and injured patients, vitals, lifting and moving patients, scene safety, protective equipment, EMS equipment, CPR, First Aid, human body systems, medications, and medical and legal aspects

Program Instructor - Captain John Shaw

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Curriculum Plan Career Tech courses you will be taking along with college credits and certifications available.

Suggested Skills For Success

Certifications Opportunity to earn the following certifications in this program.

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