PUBLIC SAFETY & FIRE SERVICES
This course is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in becoming career or volunteer Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Fire Inspectors, Police Officers, Border Patrol Officers, etc. The program focuses on gaining hands-on training with an emphasis on ethical behavior and the importance of volunteerism.
Are you interested in what happens and how to help at an Emergency Scene? What are the functions of Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Departments? Students will experience training and learn about fire equipment, fire behavior, how to search a building and fire control. These topics will be taught alongside our First Responder and Firefighting Curriculum. A feature of this program will be the possibility for students to attend Work Based Learning placements at local hospitals, fire departments, rescue squads, police departments, etc.
Public Safety & Fire Services A/B
This class is an option for students in grades 10, 11 and 12.
Over the course of the two-year program students may earn:
Embedded Credits: Science (.5 credit per year)
English (1 integrated/transcripted credit in 2nd year)
Credentials: CPR/AED (Red Cross); First Aid; Firefighter I; Emergency Medical Responder; Incident Command System 100 (FEMA), 200, 700; Highway Safety; Wildland Fire Control; Professional Rescuers; Hazardous Materials Operations; National Career Readiness Certificate
(One Period Elective)
Rescue 911: Skills and Drills in Emergency Fields A & B
Most practiced skills and drills used in today’s Emergency situations. Course will include CPR & First Aid Certification through the American Red Cross.