24401 - Intro to FireService Selection



This course is an overview of the application and selection process used by various fire departments and fire service organizations. Elements of fire service culture and their effects on personal growth and interpersonal relations will be emphasized. Major components of the curriculum will be the written application processes, requirements, preparations of resumes and their effect on employment prospects. Preparation for the interview is to include communication skills, mental preparation techniques, behaviors and the importance of the interview in the pre-employment process. 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; Intro to Fire Suppression Due to limited capacity, high demand and requirements for this program, student selection will be based on the following criteria: Minimum course grade of 70% achieved in Intro to Fire Suppression; Ability to provide own transportation