PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This one-year program is an overview of the fundamentals in the firefighting profession. Students will learn firefighting tactics, search and rescue procedures, and perform simulated firefighting training exercises.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Firefighter, wild-land firefighter, member industry fire brigade

Fire Science entry-level salary: $14.98 – $21.75 per hour**

*with additional education in this pathway | **Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages

This program is in partnership with Glendale Community College.

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Glendale Community College (GCC)

6000 W. Olive Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85302

Glendale Community College

West-MEC Career Training Fire Science Program student and instructor

West-MEC Career Training Fire Science Program students

West-MEC Career Training Fire Science students in protective gear