Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02846)
Provides training in the theory and practice of fire technology, the fire service, and the fire protection field. It is designed to enhance qualifications for entry into the fire service, for preparation for entry-level hiring examinations, and for current firefighters wishing to complete a degree in fire technology.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Upon completion of this program, the student will demonstrate proficiency in multi-faceted communication skills, assessment of the problem(s), interpretation of information and make judgments related to hazardous emergencies, medical emergencies, and fire (potential/actual) incidents.
- Upon completion of this program, the student will demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of basic firefighter emergency responses as related to investigation and mitigation of the situation.
- Upon completion of this program, the student will demonstrate proficiency in working collegially with a diverse population in stressful environments in the basic firefighter role.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.
For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.
|PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE FIRE SERVICE
|FIRE PROTECTION ORGANIZATION
|FIRE BEHAVIOR AND COMBUSTION
|FIRE PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY
|FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS
|BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION
|Complete 17 units from electives
|PENAL CODE 832-ARREST AND FIREARMS
& EMT 109
|HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR
and EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER
|or EMT 125
|WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER
|EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN-BASIC
|EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN LABORATORY -BASIC
|FIRE SERVICE HYDRAULICS
|FIRE APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT
|EMERGENCY SERVICES PHYSICAL FITNESS AND NUTRITION
|PRE-ACADEMY FIRE, POLICE, AND EMS FITNESS AND NUTRITION
|FIREFIGHTING, BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
|FIRE SERVICE SKILLS
|FIRE FIGHTER SAFETY AND SURVIVAL
|BASIC WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING ACADEMY
|ADVANCED WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING ACADEMY
|FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I
|or FS 291
|FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II
|or FS 292
|FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III
|or FS 293
|FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV