FIRE SUPPRESSION TECHNICIAN
The Fire Suppression Technician certificate will prepare the student to perform lead firefighter and apparatus operator functions. Students learn firefighter techniques, company functions, hazardous materials functions and emergency medical procedures. Team work is emphasized throughout the program. Student must be 18 years of age or meet the requirements for eligibility under Hennepin Technical College’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) standards.
Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 16
Award Outcomes: |
This certificate completes the job entry requirements as a firefighter for most fire departments.
|Technical Studies Required: 16 Credits|
Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) 3
Fire Fighter I 5
Fire Fighter II 2
Candidate Physical Ability Test 1
Apparatus Operator 3
Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational 2
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|
|General Education Required: 0 Credits|
|General Education Electives: 0 Credits|