Fire and Rescue
FIRE and RESCUE
Students have the unique opportunity to obtain state fire certifications while still in high school. They have the opportunity to earn a total of four certificates, including Hazmat Operations and Awareness, Firefighter l and Firefighter II. The program is taught by career firefighters from the local area who work with students to cover both PT and Fire Academy requirements. This includes search and rescue procedures, victim removal, and fire suppression. Students will be issued firefighting gear, and acquire SCBA functionality skills. As part of the program, students will be expected to learn and execute all of the fire ground operations that are performed by firefighters daily.
High School Credits: 6 credits per year
Offered: AM session only
Industry Certifications Available: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazmat Operations, Hazmat Awareness
- Ability to do hands-on activities and work as a team in high-stress situations
- IHSAA sports physical required
- High level of physical activity involved
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