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EMT/Firefighter Combination CCP

EMT/Firefighter Combination Overview (5625) Limited Access

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-public-safety/default.aspx

Program Description

This program combines both EMT and Firefighter curriculum into a single program of study, Students admitted into the 698-hour cohort, will prepare for entry level positions in Firefighting. Students first complete the 300-hour Emergency Medical Technician program, then continue directly into the Firefighter program. This program meets all curriculum requirements to prepare the student for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician assessment exam EMT-Basic, and for the State Firefighter certification exam.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age on or before the start of the program;
  • Complete an Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications
  • Complete a limited access EMT program application available on the program website

Completion Requirements

National Registry EMT Basic Exam passing score, Florida Board of Licensure Exam passing score.

Program Length

15 weeks for EMT and 13 weeks for Firefighter 1.

Location

Lake Worth Public Safety Training Complex

For More Information

Alicia Garcia, garciaal@palmbeachstate.edu, 561-868-3355

Carla Robinson, robinscm@palmbeachstate.edu, 561-868-3840

Career Path Notes

Career paths include entry level opportunities within Fire Departments in area of operations and for future promotional opportunities for areas of administration, inspection, investigation and emergency medical services.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 792)

EMS0110Emergency Medical Technician (CCP)

300 Clock Hours

FFP0030Firefighter 1 (CPP)

191 Clock Hours

FFP0031Firefighter 2 (CPP)

301 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 792

Course Sequence

Term One - Spring Semester (Clock Hours: 300)

EMS0110Emergency Medical Technician (CCP)

300 Clock Hours

Term Two - Summer Semester (Clock Hours: 492)

FFP0030Firefighter 1 (CPP)

191 Clock Hours

FFP0031Firefighter 2 (CPP)

301 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 792