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FIREFIGHTER I

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Firefighter I Technical Certificate of Credit is conducted in cooperation with the Georgia Fire Academy and Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training to ensure graduates have the skills, knowledge and credentials to serve as firefighters in paid and volunteer fire departments. Graduates will be tested and certified at the National Professional Qualifications level. Program graduates receive a Firefighter I Technical Certificate of Credit.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students will demonstrate ventilating a pitched roof using an axe with 100% accuracy, given ventilation tools and a suitable site.
•   Students will perform emergency decontamination procedures with 100% accuracy, given a conscious contaminated victim in a life threatening situation and proper tools.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Firefighter I, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 15 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Note: Students who receive this certificate will not be eligible to sit for certification or receive employment (paid or volunteer) until they are at least 18 years of age.

 

Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (15 hours)
  FRSC 1020 Basic Firefighter - Emergency Service Fundamentals 3
  FRSC 1030 Basic Fire Fighter - MODULE I 5
  FRSC 1040 Basic Fire Fighter - MODULE II 3
  FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4