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PSAV

Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate

Fire Fighter/Emergency Medical Technician-Combined

FFEM-PSAV

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2017 (525)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2017 (525), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Glenn Davis, EMS Program Director, 727-341-3680

Program Summary

The purpose of this program is to provide the necessary training required for students to become certified firefighters as well as licensed Emergency Medical Technicians. It is not intended for those who are currently certified/licensed as either firefighters or EMTs. Students wishing to add an additional certification to an existing credential must enroll in either the Fire Fighter I/II program or the Emergency Medical Technician program.

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 4 occupational completion points. The sequence of courses provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security and Health Science career clusters; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills.

Florida CIP Code

0743020312: Firefighter EMT Combined

Federal CIP Code

43.0203: Fire Science/Fire-fighting.

Job Related Opportunities

  • 33-2011 Fire Fighters
  • 29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  • 31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Admission Rules

-Successful completion of TABE testing at the 10th grade level
-Successful completion of the firefighter Physical Agility Test
-Current CPR card at the healthcare provider level
-Successful completion of SPC Health Programs background check and drug screen
-Successful completion of SPC Health Programs physical exam, immunizations, titers

Graduation Rules

-Successful completion of SPC Fire Academy course
-Successful completion of SPC EMT PSAV course

Note: Program length is by Hours.

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Basic Firefighter I
206
Basic Firefighter II
192
Emergency Medical Technician PSAV
300
698
Total Credits