24400 - Intro to Fire Suppression



This course will review the history and evaluation of fire department organization. The role of the fire service in the community will be examined, as well as responsibilities of the fire administrator, including organization. Departmental functions, interdepartmental relationships, management of buildings and equipment and techniques of fire fighting will also be emphasized. The course will also explore topics such as emergency medical services and fire prevention. This class will be scheduled the entire school year on a flexible timeline. Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) standards will be an integral part of this class. Dual credit may be obtained from the Maricopa Community College system for this program at high schools offering this option. Successful completion of the program may qualify students to receive the Mastery of Subject Area Graduation Endorsement. Students are encouraged to work with their program teachers to determine eligibility.

Credits: 2
2 Elective Credit
Course Fees  


Minimum Junior status; Medical Science recommended Due to limited capacity, high demand and requirements for this program, student selection will be based on the following criteria; Acceptable attendance history (< 3 unexcused absences in any prior course); Aligned ECAP Ability to provide own transportation