ST. MARY’S COUNTY CAREER-TECHNOLOGY FIRE AND EMS PROGRAM

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ST. MARY’S COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL
CAREER-TECHNOLOGY
FIRE AND EMS
PROGRAM
PROGRAM PARTNERS
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St. Mary’s County Volunteer Fire & EMS Departments
St. Mary’s County Public Schools
University of Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
Joseph Sacco Firefighting and Safety School
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM
AND HOW TO SIGN UP, PLEASE CONTACT
YOUR HOME SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
THE FIRE AND EMS PROGRAM
IS A ONE YEAR PROGRAM
IN THE CAREER-TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL OF THE
ST. MARY’S COUNTY
PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
SOME CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT A FIRE
TRAINING ACADEMY TO DO PRACTICAL
EXERCISES AND LIVE CONTROLLED BURNS
STUDENT REQUIREMENTS
• 16 Years of Age at Beginning of School Year
• Current Member or Become a Member of a
St. Mary’s County Fire or EMS Department
• Junior or Senior Status
• Parental Permission
• Meet School Requirements
• Transportation on Extended Days
PLEASE NOTE:
CADETS WILL BE RESPONDING ON
FIRE APPARATUS AND AMBULANCES
TO ACTUAL EMERGENCY CALLS
CADETS MAY BE ASSIGNED TO FIRE
AND EMS STATIONS ON SOME DAYS
AS PART OF THE PROGRAM
CLASSES AND
COLLEGE CREDITS
Emergency Medical Technician – B
Fire Fighter I
Hazardous Material Operations
Incident Management Systems
Rescue Tech Vehicle and Machinery Rescue
Response to Terrorism, Basic Concepts
Building Construction (2 classes)
Engine Company Fire Ground Operations
Fire Fighter II
6 credits
3 credits
1 credit
1 credit
3 credits
2 credits
1 credit
2 credits
19 CREDITS TOTAL
STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE COLLEGE CREDITS, AS WELL AS,
STATE AND NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR TRAINING COMPLETED
CLASSES WILL RUN ONE HALF OF THE SCHOOL DAY
SOME DAYS MAY RUN LONGER THAN THE SCHOOL DAY
VALUE OF COLLEGE CREDIT
• DEPENDS ON COLLEGE
– COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND
$2,000+
– UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
A STUDENT CAN RECEIVE UP TO
32 FREE CREDIT HOURS
TOWARDS A DEGREE IN
FIRE SCIENCE OR EMS FROM MFRI
$4,000+
CAREER POSSIBILITIES
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EMT with Public or Private Ambulance Service
Dispatcher for Emergency Services (Fire/EMS and Police)
Firefighter
Paramedic
Flight Medic
Fire Investigator
Fire Inspector
Hospital Emergency Room Technician
Emergency Manager
Wildland Firefighter
WE ENCOURAGE ALL
STUDENTS TO SERIOUSLY
CONSIDER COLLEGE
AS AN OPTION AFTER
COMPLETION OF THIS PROGRAM
FIRE SCIENCE
FIRE ENGINEERING
HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION
PARAMEDIC

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