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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science Administration, Certificate (130.1)

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The Fire Science Administration certificate program, which follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) and National Fire Academy models, prepares students to meet the challenges of preventing fires and reducing the loss of life and property in today’s rapidly changing emergency services delivery system.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Seek employment as an entry-level firefighter, investigator in the insurance industry or in fields such as safety engineering or fire equipment sales.
  2. Identify the requirements of various fire protection environments.
  3. Prevent and mitigate hazards by means of identifying fire suppression and warning systems, building inspections and hazard descriptions.
  4. Apply safety codes and proper procedures for hauling and storing hazardous materials.
  5. Conduct origin and cause investigations of fires.

CCAC may accept State and National certifications in place of courses in the Fire Science Administration (FSA) program.

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