Fire Fighting

For the student interested in fire fighting and other emergency service careers. The program introduces students to structural and wildland fire fighting and the emergency medical system. The program utilizes state of the art equipment and facilities including an onsite training tower and fire engine. The program develops the required teamwork, leadership mental and physical skills to be a success in the fire service. Students have the opportunity to earn fire service certifications and college credit. Students are well prepared for additional training at the post secondary level.



Career Opportunities

  • Fire Fighter
  • Paramedic
  • Forest Service Fire Fighter
  • Smoke Jumper
  • Bureau of Land Management Fire Fighter
  • Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Emergency Medical Technician



Certification Opportunities: Wildland fire fighting certifications, Advanced First Aid, progress toward Associates Degree


Pre-requisites: Junior/Senior Standing, returning students must have a "C" or better their 1st year and instructor approval


Sessions offered: AM 8:00 to 10:30 M-F, PM 11:30 to 2:00 M-F


Length of program: 1 year


Location: Tri-Tech


Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 & 2, 0.5 Science, 1.0 Fitness


Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per year


College credits available: 15 college credits