Fire and Rescue

Fire and Rescue–Off-site

Note: Classes at the ESEC (Emergency Service Education Center) at 700 North High School Road;
Second year students should enroll in the Emergency Medical Services program. This will give students the opportunity to earn an additional 12 college credits toward a fire science associate degree.
Students must provide their own transportation to ESEC!

Course Title: FIRE AND RESCUE I
Course Instructor: Justin Logerich
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College – 12 Credits
  • Adrenaline rush, burning buildings, blazing fires and YOU!
  • Prepare for entry-level positions or further study in fire service
  • Study fire protection systems, fire prevention and safety education, building construction and floor plans, fire, safety and construction codes
  • Focus on Fire Service Accreditation Service (IFSAS) curriculum prepares students for FireFighter I & II certifications exams
  • Learn the importance of on-scene and on-the-job firefighter health, safety and fitness
  • Earn credits toward an associate degree program in Fire Science
  • Uniform required: shirts and safety glasses; approximately $190
  • Physical may be required.

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
FIRE 100 Fire Suppression 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College
HSPS 121 Hazmat 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College
FIRE 116 Firefighter I 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College
FIRE 117 Firefighter II 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College

ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR SUCCESS

  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text .
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  •  Gather relevant information from multiple types of authoritative sources, using advanced searches effectively; annotate sources; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; synthesize and integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation (e.g., APA or CSE).
  • Reasoning and Inference Understand assumptions, suggestions and implications in reading passages and draw informed conclusions.