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.
- Emergency Medical training includes CPR/First Aid/ A.E.D., Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T) Basic Training, Disaster Response and Survival, Tactical First Aid, and Rescue.
- Firefighting includes Firefighter Essentials, Fire Suppression and Rescue, Fire Behavior, Hazardous Materials Operations, Incident Command System, Rural and Wild Land Firefighting, and Fire Investigation.
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.
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.