Aims offers a Structural Firefighting Academy that provides students with a realistic experience of the job duties of a firefighter and prepares students for careers as firefighters in city or rural departments.
The Structural Academy is a 15-week course that includes 45 hours of classroom work and 135 hours of hands-on training to prepare you for a career in fire service.
Students will be trained in:
The Fire Academy is offered every semester and day and night classes are available. See the Fire Academy Information Packet for the latest information.
You're almost there. After completing the fire academy and EMT course, you will have 26 credits taken care of going towards your degree. You will need just 36 more credits, taken up by 9 core fire science classes and a few general ed classes.