Ensuring College & Career Readiness

Fire Rescue & EMT

Description: Fire and Rescue students will focus on all aspects of Fire Science in the first year curriculum. This will include firefighters’ safety and health, fire control and behavior, rescue equipment, and hazardous materials. The second year curriculum will include pre-hospital care, medication identification, and ambulance operations. Students completing the second year curriculum will be prepared to test for a Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.

1st Year Courses:2nd Year Courses:
7195 Principles of Fire and Rescue (PRIN FIRE RES)7229 Fire and Rescue Capstone  (FIRE RES CAP)
7189 Fire Fighting Fundamentals (FIRE FGHT FUN) 
7186 Advanced Fire Fighting (ADV FIRE FGHT)


Dual Credits: Ivy Tech Bloomington (44) CT

First Year Credits – HSPS 102, 122, 167, 165 = 12 Potential Dual Credits

Second Year Credits – PARM 102 = 10.5 Potential Dual Credits

Certifications: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazmat A, EMT (May test at 18 years of age)

More Career Information: 

Firefighters: Click Here

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers: Click Here

Fire Investigators: Click Here

Forest Firefighters: Click Here

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics: Click Here

Career Opportunities

Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic

Instructor – Matthew Kidd


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