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Fire Service

The Fire Service program prepares students to apply academic, technical knowledge and skills to a variety of settings within the firefighting response. This course is designed with lessons in fire behavior, safety, building construction, nutrition and wellness, fire department equipment and tools as well as the history and culture of the fire service. A partnership with the Surprise Fire Department and hospitals will provide experiences and resume-building opportunities. Students will collaborate in community service projects with local charities, the Surprise Fire Department and the Surprise Firefighter Charities.

Program Standards

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Program Details 

  • Fire Emergency Medical 1-2 (Year 1)  
  • Fire Control 3-4 Honors  (Year 2) 
  • Fire Science Internship (Year 3)

Dual Enrollment Opportunities 


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Careers in Fire Service

  • $52,500 Average Annual Wage
  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspectors
  • Fire Investigator
  • Forest Firefighters

The Fire Service program is available at:

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