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  Feb 19, 2018
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Fire Science


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Location:

Windsor Public Safety Institute
970.339.6397

Director:

Randy Souther, 970.339.6276

Faculty:

Brian Martens, 970.339.6628

Program Coordinator and Fire Academy Advisor:

John McDougall, 970.339.6694

CPAT Coordinator:

Tyler Albert, 970.339.6246

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

Fire Science Technology (A.A.S. Degree)

Basic Firefighter (Certificate)

Driver-Operator  (Certificate)

Fire Officer I  (Certificate)

Fire Prevention and Public Education  (Certificate)

Fire Science Intern  (Certificate)

Fire Science Wildland Operations  (Certificate)

Fire Service Training Academy I  (Certificate)

Fire Service Training Academy II  (Certificate)

Vehicle Extrication  (Certificate)

Fire Science Scholarships and Awards:

Darrel Schneider Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $500 minimum

Qualifications:

Contact the Aims Foundation for qualifications and details

Fire Science Technology

Potential Opportunities: The certificate and degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry level occupations in the fire service as well as provide training and skills for individuals already employed in the fire service that are interested in career advancement. Job opportunities may be found in small or large municipal fire departments, fire protection districts, or industrial fire departments. Students wishing to further their education with a four-year degree have the opportunity to do so through selected university programs.

Registration Requirements: Students must meet the assessment requirements before registering for the A.A.S. degree classes and meet applicable prerequisite courses. Contact a department advisor for details.

Fire Science Wildland

Potential Opportunities: The certificate and degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry level occupations in the Fire Service and also offer training for career advancement. Job opportunities include fire departments, State and U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management.  

Advisory Committee

Ron Bateman, Milliken Fire Department

Tom Beach, Southeast Weld Fire District

Michael Blackwill, Windsor-Severance Fire Protection District

Matt Branch, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control

Steve Charles, Berthoud Fire Department

Hugh Kane, Eaton Fire Department

Jim Klug, Frederick-Firestone Fire Department

Taw Tamlin, Fort Lupton Fire

Greg Ward, Loveland Fire Department

Roger Waters, Greeley Fire Department

 

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