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Fire/Rescue

 
Instructor:  Mr. Bill Barowsky (bbarowsky@acsc.net)
 
 
Prerequisite:  None
 
 
Course Description:

Fire and Rescue:  Every year, fires and other emergencies take thousands of lives and destroy property worth billions of dollars. Firefighters and emergency services workers help protect the public against these dangers by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies. They are frequently the first emergency personnel at the scene of a traffic accident or medical emergency and may be called upon to put out a fire, treat injuries or perform other vital functions.  The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications:  (1) Mandatory (not offered in AHS program); (2) Firefighter I, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, (5) Hazardous Materials Operations.   Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores. (3 credits, 2 semester course)

 
 
Certifications Available:
Firefighter I and II
Hazmat Certification
 
Dual Credit:
Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  HSPS 106 Fire Suppression; HSPS 165 Fire Fighter I; HSPS 167 Fire Fighter II; HSPS 121 Hazmat Awareness and Operations
 
 
Job Opportunities:
  • Firefighter
  • Paramedic