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Fire Science Internship

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-503-159

Course Description

10-503-159 FIRE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP ...provides an opportunity for students to perform the duties of a municipal firefighter while serving the typical 24-hour shift, excluding NWTC class periods, at one of several fire departments. Fire department officers evaluate student performance. Department consent required.

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

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What will I learn?

  1. Identify fire department organizational structure and department staffing levels.
  2. Perform required duties in alignment with the department expectations and guidelines.
  3. Complete a minimum of 432 hours in the field working within a fire department.
  4. Follow safety procedures and department policies in the field.
  5. Complete fire station and fire apparatus cleaning, inspections and maintenance as assigned.