Valencia College

Fire Science Academy Track, Information Session

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.

Although Valencia College campuses and locations are physically closed to students and employees, the College remains open,  THE NEXT FEW INFORMATION SESSIONS ARE BEING POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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

Eligible for Veteran Education Benefits

Eligible for Financial Aid

Classes begin every Fall Term.

Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00pm

More dates through May 27, 2020

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

Event Type

Future Students, Information Session


General Public, Students, All Audiences


Fire Rescue Training Facility


Continuing Education

Fire Rescue Institute (FRI)
Contact Name

Hernando Otero

Contact Email

Contact Phone

407 582-8155

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Striar Yunis

Striar Yunis left a positive review 2/4/2020

Very informative about the program.