Fire Fighter I (First Year)
Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.
Fire Fighter II (Second Year)
Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety. Students will demonstrate proper use of fire extinguishers, ground ladders, fire hoses, and water supply apparatus systems.
Disaster Response (Second Year)
Recommended prerequisite: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security. Disaster Response includes basic training of students in disaster survival and rescue skills that would improve the ability of citizens to survive until responders or other assistance could arrive. Students will receive education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues and disasters of all kinds.
Dual Credit or Articulated Credit with EPCC
- Firefighter Agility and Fitness Preparation [FIRS 1103]
- Fundamentals of Fire Protection [FIRT 1301]
- Firefighter Health and Safety [FIRT 1319]
- Public Education Programs [FIRT 1305]
- Hazardous Materials [FIRT 1315]
Articulated courses allow a non-Dual Credit student who earns an '85' or better to claim credit once they enroll at EPCC and file their degree plan in that specific field.
Program Specific Certifications
- 911 Emergency Telecommunicator Certification (ETC) through the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED).
For more information, please see your CTE Counselor.