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Students in the Fire Science program prepare for a career in public safety. This two-year, intensive academy program provides the necessary education, training, and skill development needed for entry level emergency services positions. At age 18 if successful, students can take state and national certification exams for Firefighter Levels I and II, and Emergency Medical Technician Basic. In addition, students will receive certification training in First Aid, CPR, AED, and FEMA.


Career opportunities:
  • Firefighter
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Fire Equipment Repair Technician
  • Medical Ambulance Transport Provider
  • Hospital Based Medical Care Technician
Some careers noted require additional education
Skills gained:
  • Basic Fire Suppression
  • Pre-Hospital Medical Care
  • Fire Equipment Maintenance
  • First Aid, CPR, & AED
  • Emergency Management Strategy and Tactics
  • Basic Rescue Techniques
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Positive Work Ethic
  • Team Building Concepts
  • Advanced Psychomotor Skills
Certifications/College credit:
State of Ohio Firefighter 1
State of Ohio Firefighter 2
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician
American Heart Association First Aid, CPR, & AED.
Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-100.b, 200.b, 700.a, & 800.b ICS,NIMS, & NRF

Students will have the opportunity not only to be certified, but also receive up to 18 college credits toward a degree at 10 funded state colleges. Internships with The Warren County Fire Chief’s Association, and WCCC job placement are also available to students. Hospital clinical rotations, and Fire Department observations will also allow students to gain experience as they go through the program. Opportunities to successful completers of the Fire Science/EMT program are abundant.
Career Technical Student Organization:
Fire Science students participate in SkillsUSA, a partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. All students also have the opportunity to participate in the Tech Prep Showcase through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium. 

Contact instructor Shannon Deye at 513-932-5677 ext. 5232 or email [email protected].



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