Fire Science Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Fire Science




Total 96 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of the theory and practice of principles for water use in fire protection. Also covered is the application of hydraulic principles used to analyze and solve water supply problems on an emergency scene. This course meets the requirements recommended by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) committee as core curriculum for fire service higher education and the GTC Fire Service Technology Advanced Certificate.

Fire Protection Systems

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States

This course is a study of the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems, water-based and special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers.

Building Construction for Fire Protection

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States

This course is a study of the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety, focusing on firefighter safety. The essential elements of construction and design of structures are shown when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies.

Trends in Fire Science Technologies

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
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The purpose of this course is to expose fire science students to a variety of emerging technologies related to their field of study. Each student is given the opportunity to explore a specific technology. This approach is designed to provide each student with a technical overview and an area of specific specialization (this specialization is typically in a technology area designated by their department).

In addition, students are given an introduction to techniques for evaluating (benchmarking) and diffusing technology. These management practices allow students to evaluate, align, and implement a selected technology. Management strategies include how to effectively impact the change process associated with any technical innovation.

Upon completion of the course students are able to:

â—?Define and identify emerging/leading technologies in the area of fire science
â—?Understand the benchmarking process for evaluating current and future direction
â—?Understand principles of change management in order to diffuse innovative technologiesRead More]

Fire and Emergency Services Administration

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
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Take your career to the next level with a bachelor&,#146,s degree in fire and emergency services administration. Fire and emergency personnel have a long and proud history of providing communities with a wide variety of fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical, and emergency preparedness services. These organizations need skilled leaders with advanced training in fire and emergency services administration.

This online fire and emergency services management degree trains you in key administrative areas such as personnel administration, financial management, emergency management, and program evaluation. During your course of study, you will demonstrate your ability to:
â—¾effectively integrate academic knowledge into administrative and managerial roles,
â—¾collaborate with peers to solve fire and emergency service organizational problems, and
â—¾apply your knowledge, skills, and competencies to fire and emergency service situations.

Earn an emergency management degree from a top-tier university that makes your success our cause.

Fire Science (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Morton College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States
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The Associate in Applied Science in Fire Science Technology Degree prepares students to seek a career as a firefighter and/or fire administrator. It serves students with no previous experience, who may be presently employed, seeking advancement in the fire service or who want to transfer to four-year college/university to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration.

The Fire Science Technology Program Fire Investigation Specialist Career Certificate includes training in various categories of fire hazards. This certificate assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities.

The Fire Prevention Specialist Career Certificate includes training in hazardous materials, and proper storage and protection from these hazards in occupancies and assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities.

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Fire Science and Safety

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Students seeking a career in the Fire Service can receive a certification required to work as a fire fighter in the State of Texas. By completing this AAS degree, students are eligible to take the State exam. The demand for firefighters is increasing, and those with certification and an associate degree have an educational advantage over those with a basic certification. These awards meet the educational need for advanced certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

Fire Science & Public Safety Administration

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Holy Family University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bensalem, Newtown, Philadelphia, United States
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The Degree Program in Fire Science and Public Safety Administration is designed to:

•prepare students for leadership positions in the fire service and public safety fields by developing emergency-scene management, safety, administration, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and decision-making skills
•prepare students for graduate study
•utilize Fire Science and Public Safety education to better serve the needs of a diverse society
•provide those in the fire service and public safety fields a liberal and business component to their technical knowledge.

Requirements
A student must earn 27 credits in Fire Science or Public Safety Administration from an accredited institution of higher education in order to enroll in the Fire Science and Public Safety Administration program at Holy Family University. In order for these credits to transfer, the student must have attained a minimum grade of C or better in each course.

Major Coursework
As a Fire Science and Public Safety Administration student, you will master tec... [Read More]

Fire Science

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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Gain leadership skills for fire service and other related fields. You will learn to improve your communication and critical thinking skills, use computer-assisted design software, and understand the responsibilities of a fire officer, while receiving an excellent foundation for transfer to a four-year college. The Philadelphia Fire Department recognizes the importance of the Fire Science associate’s degree by awarding a bonus of a half point on all promotional examinations to any firefighter or fire officer who earns this degree. The half point can move you ahead five or more positions on a promotional list, and if you pursue a bachelor’s degree after earning your associate’s degree, you will earn a full point bonus on all promotional examinations.

Degree Options

Associate in Applied Science, and transfer to a four-year college

Career Options
•Supervisory positions in the Philadelphia Fire Department
•Risk management
•Property management
•Fire protection equipment testing
•Fire investigation
•Pre-emergency plann... [Read More]

Fire Fighting

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: East Valley Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Mesa, United States
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Prepare for employment in the fire fighting field and learn how to help protect, educate and serve the public.

Gain experience through various hands-on training skills including live fire training, search and rescue, high rise tower drills, and the operation of fire apparatus and equipment used by local academies.

The first year provides an overview of basic fire science fundamentals and the EMT program. Second-year students gain experience through physical training, team activities and demonstrations by local, state and federal agencies.

This course requires extensive bookwork, physical stamina, strength and coordination.

Length: 2-4 Semesters

Recommended: 2.5 GPA, (1) Math credit, (1) English credit

Dual Enrollment: Fundamentals of Fire Prevention, Introduction to Fire Suppression, Fire Hydraulics, Fire Apparatus

Concurrent Enrollment: Hazardous Materials/First Responder, Wildland Certification

Certifications: CPR, Wildland Certification, Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF)... [Read More]

Fire Science (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Paradise Valley Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Phoenix, United States
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Service Professional program provides practical firefighting, hazardous materials, related operations and fire service management emphasis in this program with history and theory used where necessary to assist professionals to cope with current challenges in the field. This curriculum is designed to (1) provide training for professional fire service personnel in order that they may most efficiently perform their duties (2) prepare people for a career in Fire Service or related field, and (3) provide people with a better understanding of fire and related hazards and challenges faced in providing public safety services. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

Fire Science (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: El Centro College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States

The Fire Science Certificate prepares the student to function with the necessary ancillary knowledge to advance into supervisory and/or management level positions. The program is designed for students employed or those who desire employment in the fire service. All credits earned in this program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Fire Protection Technology.

Fire Protection Technology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: El Centro College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States
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The Associate Degree Program in Fire Protection Technology integrates professional firefighting technical skills related to the everyday demands of the profession with academic and fire science courses covering fire service organization, strategy and tactics, fire codes and alarm and extinguishing systems, to provide graduates with the necessary ancillary knowledge to advance into supervisory and/or management level positions. The program is designed for students employed or those who desire employment in the fire service.

Fire Protection Technology (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: San Diego Miramar College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): San Diego, United States
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The Fire Protection Technology department offers programs in a wide range of subject areas related to careers in the fields associated with the technology of fire protection, rescue, and public safety employment. This program provides theory and training necessary for successful performance in a variety of settings and positions. Emphasis is placed on modern methods of fire prevention, fire suppression, fire service management, and public safety. Public and private fire protection systems, life safety of fire service personnel and civilians, protection of property through the application of code enforcement, and the increasing problems of hazardous materials, emergency medical services, rescue, urban interface, and arson are studied.

Upon completion of the program the students will able to:
•Identify minimum qualifications and entry-level skills for fire fighter hiring. The student will be able to describe the following elements: application process, written exam process, physical agility exam, oral interview, chief’s interview, background investigation, and... [Read More]

Fire Science

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: WestMed College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chula Vista, Costa Mesa, Fresno, Merced, San Jose, United States
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The fire science continuing education courses meet the needs of current and aspiring professionals seeking to enhance their critical thinking abilities and leadership skills. The wide range of course topics serve both experienced firefighters who want to prepare for advancement opportunities as well as those seeking entry-level firefighting positions. In addition to meeting the needs of fire services personnel, these courses will also benefit employees in the private sector with responsibilities for fire protection and prevention.

Fire Management

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Merritt, Canada
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This course deals with fire behavior as it is affected by weather, topography and fuel types. Weather instrument, fire weather and the Canadian Fire Weather Index System are studied in detail to understand fire management concepts. Prescribed burning techniques, use of water and fire pumps, domestic and industrial fire fighting methods are also included. Woods safety is stressed throughout this course. Fire suppression techniques, including use of water, bulldozers, skidders, rotary and fixed wing aircraft, air tankers, chemical retardant and other equipment are topics covered in this course. Initial attack and fire crew organization, detection, communications and pre-suppression methods and concepts are studied. Students will participate in a prescribed burn if the opportunity is presented. Ecological effects of fire on soils, plants and animals will be examined.

Fire Management (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of the Rockies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Cranbrook, Canada
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The Fire Management Diploma enables fire service workers to progress in their career. It builds on the technical and operational firefighting competencies of the certificate level and adds administrative, managerial and leadership skills and abilities essential for &,#146,officer&,#146, roles in the fire and emergency services.

It is designed for fire service personnel aspiring to, or currently holding, junior or middle officer positions. This diploma program provides an integrated educational experience, combining specific fire-related skill development, generic emergency response training, foundational supervisory skills and career planning. Graduates also complete several business and academic courses that help provide the conceptual bases for the specific supervisory skills included in the administrative portion of officer training.

Certified Fire Alarm Technician

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: St. Clair College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Windsor, Canada
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Successful completion of this five part program in addition to a one year Canadian work experience term will earn the successful student the certification of Canadian Fire Alarm Association Fire Alarm Technician and the ability to inspect, service and maintain fire alarm and other life safety equipment as required under the ULC Standards and the Ontario Fire Code. Parts one and five are required, while exemptions may be granted for parts two, three and four on an individual basis by the Canadian Fire Alarm Association.

The Introduction to Fire Alarms course addresses the types of life safety systems in use today and the types and applications of automatic fire detectors. Also discussed are the types of initiating and indicating devices, including their use and application. The uses of audio evacuation systems are also included.

An important element of this subject is gaining an understanding of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the various devices and systems. Based on this understanding, the student should be able to put forth alternative ... [Read More]

Fire Science

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of the District of Columbia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Washington DC, United States
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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology has offered DC area Fire Department and Emergency Medical professional’s college level courses at times which complement employee work schedules for over thirty years. Each year Fire Department and Emergency Medical professional’s enroll in the program to gain points for promotional examination, to enhance their knowledge in a particular area of Fire Sciences, or to obtain a degree. A number of graduates have been promoted as a result of having completed the degree requirements. Some have become instructors, obtained employment at other institutions, and others have continued their studies as graduate students at UDC and other institutions of higher learning.

Students completing the two-year curriculum receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology. Instruction is given in the principal fields of Fire Science to include Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, Arson Investigation, Fire Prevention, Fire Safety Codes and Standards, Fire Service Hydraulics, Advanced Fire Figh... [Read More]

Fire Science Technology (Diploma)

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Lambton College Learning & Training Solutions
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sarnia, Canada
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The Fire Science Technology Ontario College Advanced Diploma is a recruit-style interdisciplinary program designed with aspects of theory and hands-on applications to provide the graduating technologist with the necessary job skills to perform advanced-level duties in a variety of fire protection and specialty technical rescue fields. The program is designed to accept graduates of the Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training program as direct entrants into the second year (Term 4). Students train at Lambton&,#146,s Fire &, Public Safety Centre of Excellence which boasts a working fire hall, current apparatus and equipment, live fire burn tower, search and rescue facilities, industrial and hazardous materials props and a four-story building featuring: a firefighter survival floor, simulated laboratory floor and a simulated apartment complex to develop and maintain skills in fire suppression, fire protection and hazardous materials response.

Graduates will gain specialized career expertise, technical knowledge and skills, as well as practical experienc... [Read More]

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