Fire Science Academy Track

Monday, August 28 more dates through August 28, 2017

School of Public Safety (formerly CJI) 8600 Valencia College Lane, Orlando, FL

AS Degree + Emergency Medical Technician + Fire Fighter Minimum Standards = A Career in the Fire Service

The Fire Science Academy Track is designed to provide students with the education, training, skills, and abilities for a successful fire service career. Students will learn to function as a member of a team through instruction and team building exercises. Students who successfully complete the Fire Science Academy Track will be highly marketable for a career in the fire service.

Students successfully completing the Fire Science Academy Program will receive the following:

  • Associate in Science Degree - Fire Science Technology (60 college credits)
  • EMT (Emergency Medical Technology) -Technical Certificate (must pass a state exam)
  • Minimum Standards Training - Firefighter I and II - Career Certificate (must pass a state exam)

Potential Careers:

  • Fire fighter                                      
  • Fire Safety Inspector
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)                   
  • Other fire and/or safety related careers

Successful candidates for the Fire Science Academy Track will be determined through a selection process. In order to be eligible for the selection process candidates MUST attend one of the informational sessions listed below.

  • March 29, 2017 starting at 6:15 p.m.                       
  • April 12, 2017 starting at 6:15 p.m.
  • April 26, 2017 starting at 6:15 p.m.                         
  • May 10, 2017 starting at 6:15 p.m.
  • May 31, 2017 starting at 6:15 p.m.

All informational sessions will be conducted at Valencia College’s School of Public Safety located at 8600 Valencia College Lane, Orlando, FL 32825.


Classes begin Fall Term, August 28, 2017.

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