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C403
Advanced Suppression Specialist (FIRES)
FCC 
Graduates of the fire degree and certificate programs will have the knowledge, attitudes, skills, habits, and hands-on experience needed to perform a variety of firefighting functions, including fire scene operations, fire prevention, fire instruction, and hazardous materials operations. Graduates can apply their skills fighting fire, performing fire prevention inspections, and operating fire equipment. Graduates will be able to evaluate a fire scene, develop strategies for handling different types of fire incidents, develop pre-fire plans, evaluate a business/industry for fire hazards, and evaluate/manage a hazardous materials incident. Topics of study include: techniques of firefighting, hazardous materials, fire apparatus, fire service instruction, fire prevention, and first responder.

Graduates will have the potential for employment as a firefighter, fire investigator, arson investigator, fire prevention officer, fire service executive support specialist, fire service vehicle operator, fire apparatus engineer, fire instructor, training program manager, fire officer, safety educator, or fire prevention inspector.

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
EPF 1203
Fire Ground Operations
about
3
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EPF 1205
Vehicle Operator Fundamentals
about
0.5
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EPF 1208
Firefighting Fundamentals
about
4
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EPF 1209
Fire Suppression Fundamentals
about
4
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EPH 1200
Hazardous Mat Fundamentals
about
1
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Term Total
12.5
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
EMA 1200
NIMS Certification
about
2
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marked
EPF 1204
Firefighting Applications
about
2
marked
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EPF 1219
Technical Rescue Awareness
about
0.5
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EPH 1600
about
marked
marked
EPH 1201
Hazardous Materials Operations
about
3
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EPM 1200
CPR Fundamentals
about
.5
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EPM 1620
CPR/First Aid
about
1
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Term Total
9
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2014
SP2015
EPF 1206
Extrication Practices
about
3
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EPF 1207
Fire Apparatus Engineer
about
3
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EPM 1201
Emergency Medical Responder
about
4
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Term Total
10
Program Total
31.5


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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