This certificate program is intended to advance fire fighters to the next level in the fire service. Students will learn new skills at the Fire Fighter II and Hazardous Materials Technician levels. Completion of Fire Academy I, or its equivalent, is required.
This curriculum includes courses included in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology and credits may be applied toward that degree.
Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in reading, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this certificate. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Fire Academy II.
Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.
The Fire Academy II certificate is offered at Rifle and Edwards. For more information, see the Course Description section.