Fire Science/EMT

STUDENTS LEARN>>
Codes and Ordinances, EMS, Firefighting, Firefighter Survival, Fire Investigations, Forcible Entry, Flammable Liquids, Hazardous Materials, Ropes and Knots, Search and Rescue, Structure FirefightingTechnical Rescue, Wildland and Ground Fires

OPPORTUNITIES>>
Airport Rescue, Arson Investigator, EMT, Firefighter, Fire Inspection Technician/Engineer, Fire Science Student Live-In, HazMat Technician, Inspector, OSHA Technician, Paramedic, Wildland Firefighter
COLLEGE ALIGNMENT>>
LRCC: Articulation Agreement (6 credits if attending LRCC)
CERTIFICATIONS>>
Pro Board Firefighter I, Wildland Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations
RECENT DATA:
over 50% of our students passed both NH Firefighter 1 written and practical exams. 
PARALLEL EXPECTATIONS>>
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES: Algebra, Geometry 
SUGGESTED SIMULTANEOUS COURSES: Chemistry, Physics
CAREER HIGH VALUE SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES: Focus upon Physical Fitness, Teamwork, Strength/Stamina, Flexibility

In our Fire Science program you will:
  • Receive training and instruction from fire professional certified by the NHState Fire Academy.
  • Get sponsored by your local fire department, as well as work in hand-in-hand with fire professionals associated with the 29 towns the CRTC’s serves including our largest partner, Concord Fire Department.
  • Operate hoses, oxygen tanks, ladders, and axes to save lives. Don fire gear in a minute to achieve readiness.
  • Test yourself mentally and physically to develop the discipline required to be an integral member of a safety organization.
  • Develop skills to earn the nationally and internationally recognized Firefighter I certificate.
  • Engage in training at the NH Fire Academy’s yard which includes live firesimulators to do building, car, and airplane rescues.