• Firefighting

    This course provides students with the job skills, responsibility skills and related academic skills necessary for success in the fire science industry. Students will complete core activities and select from a variety of skill areas including fire prevention, suppression and investigation and emergency medical services. Instruction includes field trips, demonstrations, physical training and classroom/lab activities. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a national and state career and technical student organization
    Expect to Learn:
    • Careers in emergency and fire management services
    • Information technology applications
    • Priniciples of emergency and fire services
    • Safety, health, and envireomental issues
    Other Features:
    • Multiple career opportunities
    • College credits may be available

    Plan of Study

    Career information for this industry:
    • Salary range: $24,490 - $83,570
    • Education range: High school diploma an training in emergency medical services
    • Projected job growth: 7%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics firefighters, retrieved: 5/23/2016

    CTSO affiliated with this program:

    SkillsUSA

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