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College Catalog 2019-2020

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EMT/Firefighter Combination PSAV




EMT/Firefighter Combination PSAV  (5625) LIMITED ACCESS


Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/fire/default.aspx and http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ems/default.aspx 


Program Description
This program combines both EMT and Firefighter curriculum into a single program of study, Students admitted into the 698 hour cohort, will prepare for entry level positions in Firefighting. Students first complete the 300 hour Emergency Medical Technician program, then continue directly into the Firegfighter program. This program meets all curriculum requirements to prepare the student for the National Registry of Emergency medical technician assessment exam EMT-Basic, and for the State Firefighter certification exam.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements

 


Completion Requirements
National Registry EMT Basic Exam passing score, Florida Board of Licensure Exam passing scpre.


Program Length
698 hours, 28 weeks


Location
Lake Worth Public SafetyTraining Complex


For More Information
Fire Academy (561) 868-3900


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Clock Hours: 698
EMS0110 Emergency Medical Technician 300
FFP0010 Firefighter 1 206
FFP0020 Firefighter 2 192
Total Program Clock Hours: 698

For individualized course sequence


Gainful Employment
National employment opportunities include over 7200 job listings, with a median hourly rate of $34.85


Career Path Notes
Career paths include promotional opportunities within Fire Departments for areas of administration, inspection, investigation and emergency management.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/