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Firefighter - FD12 Diploma

Program Description: We are no longer accepting students into this program.

The Firefighter Diploma Program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the Fire Service industry. Upon completion of the Firefighter Diploma, students will be eligible for certification in the following areas: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness, Hazardous Material Operations and Fire and Life Safety Educator I.


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Gainful Employment Information
General Core Courses 9
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
Occupational Courses 31
FRSC 1100 Introduction to the Fire Service 3
FRSC 1020 Basic Firefighter-Emergency Services Fundamentals 3
FRSC 1030 Basic Firefighter - MODULE I 5
FRSC 1040 Basic Firefighter - MODULE II 3
FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4
FRSC 1050 Fire and Life Safety Educator I 3
FRSC 1060 Fire Prevention, Preparedness and Maintenance 3
FRSC 1070 Introduction to Technical Rescue 4
FRSC 1080 Fireground Operations 3

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