Fire Science Academy Track

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.

Monday, August 28

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

Event Type

Academic

Audience

All Audiences

Campus

School of Public Safety

Group

Fire Rescue Institute (FRI)

Contact Name

Lizza Burgos-Reynoso

Contact Email

lburgosreynoso@valenciacollege.edu

Contact Phone

407-582-8155

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