Firefighter (PSAV 5043)

Program Description
This course is for students seeking state certification as a firefighter, classes are offered on both daytime and nighttime schedule. The program follows the curriculum established by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training of the Florida State Fire College in Ocala.

The PSAV firefighter program is a two-part course: Firefighter I and Firefighter II.

Career Path Notes
Successful completion of this Certificate Firefighter Program allows the student to take the state certification examination. The student will earn 3 college credits towards the A.S. degree in Fire Science Technology.

Program Length
450 hours or approximately three months for the day program and six months for the night program.

Location
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


Fire Science Technology (AS 2195)

Program Description
This degree program is designed for the current firefighter who wishes to advance in various fire service areas. Course content includes tactics & strategies, fire prevention, fire investigation, company officer, and fire apparatus & equipment.

Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Program Length
The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years part time.

Location
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

 

Contact Info

Kerry Weiss, Interim Director
(561) 868-3900

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