Firefighter II Certificate
This program is designed for students seeking employment in fire service by preparing them for the State Firefighter II certification exam. Students receive training in areas that include fire behavior, safety, fire control, communication, hazardous materials and fire prevention. Students demonstrate basic firefighter skills such as the use of ladders, hose, ropes, and breathing apparatus in a supervised setting.
Students must complete FST 101 Introduction to Fire Science Technology with a grade of C or better, or document current affiliation with a fire department prior to admission to this program.
To view the curriculum for this program, check out the current Academic Catalog. You can also access the entire pdf of the catalog (2.27 MB). Since the printing of this catalog, there have been some additions and deletions. View the addendum for more information.
For a listing of when the following courses are offered, consult the current course schedule or WebAdvisor. Please visit the Career and Transfer Programs Web page, where you will find worksheets with the most recent PSC catalog updates. The worksheets describe the requirements needed to complete a degree or certificate.