Schoolcraft program code # 1YC.00149
The fire fighter technology program provides career training for fire protection technicians. The program is offered in cooperation with the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council and focuses on meeting the needs of fire service personnel. It is designed for students who are currently employed by Michigan Fire Marshal/recognized fire departments, currently seeking employment and/or volunteer in recognized fire districts. All courses meet the state-mandated requirements for preparing students to take the state exam for certification as entry-level fire fighters.
Fire Fighter 1, 2 and/or Academy courses require students to attain an average of 70 percent or better on test scores and to score at least 70 percent on their final exam to receive a passing grade of 2.0. The Emergency Medical Technology—Basic course requires an average of 80 percent on tests and an 80 percent on the final for a grade of 2.7. Students achieving an 80 percent or higher in Emergency Medical Technology—Basic course will receive a certificate of completion and be eligible to test for State licensure. Practical skills in both areas must be passed at stated proficiency levels to successfully complete each course and be recommended for the state certification exams.
All courses are not offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion.
Contact the Fire Technology office at 734-462-4305 for additional information.
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