Our Fire Service Program provides students with hands on training in fire prevention and fire protection systems. The program will introduce you to wildland fire prevention which includes fire behavior, fire suppression methods and equipment, safety and incident command. You will be trained in the major categories of hazardous materials. This includes detection and identification of hazardous materials as well as strategy and tactics in the management of these materials. This program provides preparation for Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence certification.
The final year of the program involves preparation for State Fire Marshall Fire Fighter I and II certification. The preparation has you train in the essentials of firefighting including fire department operations, firefighting equipment, and safety.
Upon the completion of the program students will have the opportunity to apply to the Fire Academy or continue on at YC to complete the Fire Science – AAS program.
Fire Science Program Information
Fire Science Courses
Yavapai College CTEC
220 Ruger Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301
LENGTH OF PROGRAM:
GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:
Sophomore – Senior
Provided by Mountain Institute CTED
There are two program offerings.
Monday – Thursday Courses
6:45pm – 9:15pm
Up to 5 High School credits for both years and up to 15 Yavapai College credits for both years.
Fire Science Career Opportunities
Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.