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.

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

Locations offered:
Moultrie
Thomasville
Tifton

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.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

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

Age: N/A

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not required 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 Credits

1: Occupational Courses (15 hours)

15

FRSC 1020 BasicFirefighter-EMS Fundament 3
FRSC 1030 Basic Firefighter - MODULE I 5
FRSC 1040 Basic Firefighter - MODULE II 3
FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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