Emergency Services is a three year program providing an introduction to the field of Homeland Security. Areas covered include Fire Fighting, Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice, and Emergency Medicine.

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Each year students will explore one of these career fields earning related certifications as they progress.

Subject areas covered in each year of training include:

  • Law Enforcement/Security, criminal justice system, crime prevention, criminal investigation, building and grounds security, emergency communications and report writing.

Students must be self-disciplined and in good condition to meet the physical and mental rigors of this intensive hands on course as well as have a basic understanding of biology, civics, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, and research techniques.

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Be physically fit and able to lift heavy weight frequently
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Demonstrate mature physical interaction in close circumstances, such as during CPR or patient assessment.
  • Demonstrate mature response to sensitive human topics such as childbirth
  • Read and write at or near grade level
  • Have a general understanding of life and environmental sciences

For information on this occupation’s description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state/national wages and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s site for this career field.

COLLEGE CREDIT

GACTC graduates can get a jump start on post-secondary education by taking advantage of the various articulation and/or dual enrollment opportunities. Review the college credit opportunities for the Emergency Services program.