Today's emergency services industry is demanding higher levels of education and training from first responders. Whether you are looking for basic CPR and First Aid training or going all the way through an associates degree to prepare you for leadership roles in the industry, our programs and courses are designed to prepare you for your career aspirations in the fields of Fire Service and Emergency Medical Services.
Programs of Study
- Fire Technology (Fire Academy)
- Low Angle/High Angle Ropes Rescue
Emergency Medical Services
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Pre-Paramedic Training
- CPR & Basic First Aid
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Launchpad - Getting Started!
Here's a great first semester plan!
We call it a Launchpad... a group of classes that will get you exploring and moving toward your goals, even if you are still trying to figure out what those specific goals are!
If you are interested in Emergency Services, it is best to start with any pre-requisites for your desired path. EMS 157 (Emergency Medical Responder) is a starting point for both EMT and the Fire Academy. Other recommended coursework that can help prepare you for success in these classes include Guide 8 (Orientation to College), BIOL 150 (Elementary Anatomy & Physiology), OFTEC 50 (Medical Terminology), and ENGL 1A (English Composition).
Please see a counselor to help choose a great first semester and keep you on track toward your goals!
FIRE TECHNOLOGY (20.5 units)
FIRE SCIENCE (13 units)
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (16 units)