Participants in the Fire Technology course will acquire core knowledge and skills in preparation for a satisfying career in the fire service. They will develop the operational concepts and manipulative skills to serve the public when responding to events such as structure fires, natural disasters, hazardous materials incidents, search and rescue, and terrorism. During this training, there will be an emphasis on personal safety, the safety of fellow students, and of the general public.
With this knowledge and these skills, the student will discover an increase in their self esteem, ability to work confidently as an individual and as a team member, and to be an effective leader and valuable member of a crew to accomplish assigned tasks.
With this foundation, the student will create a plan for future educational and career goals for advanced fire service training, certifications, and to explore employment opportunities. This foundation will also assist the student in their personal life by becoming a more intelligent consumer due to their knowledge of a product’s materials, its durability and hazards. They will also be familiar with building construction, manufacturing processes, and various levels of government laws.
The students will demonstrate their skills at career fairs and at various school and city events to promote the value of the course to the public. This will nurture a sense of self worth to encourage the students to become contributing members of the community by sharing their skills with the public and to assist citizens in their time of need.
Emergency Medical Responder
This introductory medical course encompasses American Heart CPR and Advanced First Aid skills. Area of study include introduction to emergency medical service, patient assessment, care and treatment of the sick and injured, and patient transport in the pre-hospital setting. ASHI EMR certification is available upon successful completion of the course. This course follows the national standard set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Safety Administration. This is great preparation for Emergency Medical Technician certification.