If you are interested in a career in the fire service, the Fire/Rescue Science Technology Program will prepare you for the challenges facing today's emergency responders. In the program you will learn the skills of fire suppression and prevention, technical rescue, hazardous materials, emergency medical care, and leadership. This program is beneficial whether you are seeking a career in emergency services (Fire, Rescue, EMS or Emergency Management) or if you are already providing fire, rescue or EMS services in your community.
Students may enter the program with or without experience in emergency services. The degree, certificate, and diploma programs that are offered can help you in obtaining employment in various emergency service fields, or if you are already a firefighter, help you get that promotion you have been waiting for. Classes are offered through State Fire/Rescue Training and may be offered in various formats such as: web courses, hybrid courses, and traditional classroom offerings. For more information regarding this program, contact your local State Fire/Rescue Training Area Office.
The Fire Rescue Science graduate will possess the knowledge and skills to:
The general education courses provided through KCTCS provided the well rounded education needed for the responder and leader of today and tomorrow.