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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science Academy Track Certificate

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Gain firefighting, hazardous materials and wildland firefighting skills. This program meets Arizona certification requirements for Firefighter I and II, and will enable students to achieve International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) certification as a Hazmat First Responder.In addition, students will be awarded a certificate of completion for wildland firefighting training from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.

Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill meet certain requirements.

  • Documentation of being 18 years old (for acceptance Into PCC Fire Academy).
  • Medical evaluation (for acceptance into PCC Fire Academy).
  • Attend a program orientation.
What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Students will be eligible to take the State of Arizona Certification Test to become a certified firefighter and/or work as a wildland firefighter.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by taking classes toward an Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science.
Gainful Employment Information: www.pima.edu/ge-crtfirescien

Department/Contact Information:

Dean/Lead Faculty: 520-206-3583

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in FSC courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTFIRESCIEN/9FSI

Total Credits as Displayed: 28.75 Credits

** EMT 100  will be waived if student obtained certification at another institution and student holds a current state or national certification.

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