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Through the Fire and Flames

Why choose this program?

Were you the child who wanted to be a firefighter when you grew up? Do you have a passion for teamwork and a commitment to public service in the control and prevention of fire, the handling of hazardous materials, investigation, rescue operations, security and safety? If so, the CHC Fire Academy is the program for you.

What will I experience?

  • Building construction for fire protection
  • Fire behavior and combustion
  • Principles of emergency services
  • Fire and emergency services safety and survival
  • Rappelling exercises

What opportunities might it lead to?

The associate of science in fire technology degree may lead to entry-level employment as a firefighter in the public or private sectors.

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"This program taught the necessary skills I needed to be successful, and also worked to instill core values such as teamwork, integrity, and determination." - Cadet Jessica Renfrow