Fire Science: Wildfire Suppression (Certificate)

 

Certificate Description

The Wildfire Suppression Certificate program is designed to introduce basic skills and to assist those who desire to gain employment as a wildland fire fighter. Included in the curriculum are cognitive and practical applications and knowledge. Students may apply a limited amount of credit hours earned in this program toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science.

 

Certificate Requirements (24 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician

8

FSC 138

Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations

4

FSC 233

Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior/Fire Fighter,
and Human Factors in the Wildland
(S-130, S-190, L-180, I-100, IS 700).

4

FSC 243

Wildland Fire Chain Saws (S-212)

4

FSC 253

Wildland Fire Observation and Origin Scene Protection, Portable Pumps and Water Use, Basic Air Operations (FI-110, S-211, S-270)

4