Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Fire & Emergency Services

Program Overview

Our Fire & Emergency Services course is a dynamic and essential exploration of the critical field of emergency response and fire management. This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to serve as first responders, safeguarding lives and property during crises.

Students will delve into the principles of fire science, emergency medical services, and disaster management. They will learn to operate fire equipment, execute rescue operations, and administer life-saving techniques.

The course also covers the crucial aspects of emergency response leadership and decision-making in high-pressure situations. Whether you aspire to become a firefighter, paramedic, emergency medical technician, or emergency services manager, this program equips you with the expertise to excel in this noble and demanding profession.

Join us and be prepared to make a real difference, serving your community during its most challenging moments as a dedicated member of the Fire & Emergency Services team.

Approved Equivalency Credit

0.5 English, 1.0 Physical Education, 0.5 Health, and 1.0 Lab Science

College Credits

Bates Technical College - 15 credits; University of Alaska - Fairbanks - 18 credits

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