• Emergency and Fire Management Services

    This coursework will appeal to students who desire to serve their community in the areas of emergency medical or fire management services. See the course information below.

  • Prerequisites: Algebra 1 and English 1 (see course catalog for specific requirements for CP and Honors)

    Recommended Grades: 10, 11, 12

    Course 1: Firefighter 1 and Hazardous Materials Operations 

    This Course is a South Carolina Fire Academy course for the basic firefighter to work as part of a team at an emergency incident. This course meets the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1001 standard for firefighter 1 professional qualifications. At the conclusion of the course, the students passing the end of course exam with a 70% or higher are eligible to challenge the IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress). This allows firefighters to fight fires once they reach the age of 18. There is a very high demand today for career firefighters. The students will gain the knowledge and skills needed for this extremely rewarding career.

    Course 2: Firefighter 2 Emergency Medical Responder 

    This is a South Carolina Fire Academy course. This course expands on Course 1 and involves working as part of a team to being able to lead a crew at an incident. This course meets the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1001 standard for Firefighter 2 Professional qualifications. This course will allow students that pass the end of course exam to challenge the IFSAC ( International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) exam. During this Semester the students will also be certified in Auto Extrication. The course will also include Emergency Medical  Responder. This course in conjunction with Firefighter 1 will allow students to work in the career and volunteer fire service. These classes are mentally and physically challenging as well as very rewarding.







    Honors Framework:

     Click this text for information on pursuing coursework at the honors level.

    Potential Careers:

    Volunteer Firefighter

    Career Firefighter

    Emergency Medical Services

    Available Certifications:

    IFSAC Firefighter 1

    IFSAC Firefighter 2

    Hazardous Materials Operations 


    Emergency Medical Responder ASHI



    Student Organizations:

    Skills USA 

     National Technical Honor Society


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