Public Safety - Fire and EMT Program
Preview of the Public Safety - Fire and EMT 2020-21 program. Information subject to be updated.
Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Ohio Department of Public Safety Fire protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protections equipment, and the principles of fire safety.Firefighter II is the second in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Ohio Department of Public Safety fire protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protections equipment, and the principles of fire safety. Students will use procedures for use of fire extinguishers, ladder, fire hose, and water supply apparatus.This course will prepare students to perform entry-level emergency medical care as an EMT. Students will assess patient’s condition, administering appropriate emergency medical care, and perform EMT duties safely and effectively. At the end of this course, successful students will be eligible to sit for Ohio certification testing as an Emergency Medical Technician.
Students in this program will learn:
- Traffic investigation and enforcement
- Report writing
- Crime scene investigation and processing
- Private and industrial security
- Search and seizure laws & arrest
- Unarmed self-defense
Public Safety - Fire and EMT Higher Education Options
Graduates can continue on to either a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor's degree in criminal justice, with a focus on either police science/police administration or corrections, offered at Youngstown State University and Kent State University. Because of age and education requirements in most public security areas, a three- or four-year delay is likely before you can legally become a public peace officer. Your MCCTC Criminal Justice education can also help you specialize in security, intelligence or police work in the armed forces.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
Public Safety - Fire and EMT Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Corrections Officer
- Emergency Dispatcher
- Retail/Industrial Security Specialist
- Store Detective
- Private Investigator
- Public Safety Officer
Public Safety - Fire and EMT Industry Credentials
- FFI &FFII (12 credits)
- EMT (12 credits)
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