FIRE & RESCUE I (5820 Fire Rescue I)

4 Cr / All Year / 2 Periods / Grades 11 – 12 

  • CTE application required.
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Interpersonal Relationships
  • Location: Columbia City High School

Every year, fires and other emergencies take thousands of lives and destroy property worth billions of dollars. Firefighters and emergency service workers help protect the public against these dangers by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies. They are frequently the first emergency personnel at the scene of a traffic accident or medical emergency and may be called upon to put out a fire, treat injuries or perform other vital functions. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder, and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum.

FIRE RESCUE II (5826 Fire Rescue II)

1 Cr / 1 Semester / 1 Periods / Grade 12

  • CTE application required.
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Fire & Rescue I
  • Location: Columbia City High School

Fire and Rescue II builds on skills learned in Fire and Rescue I. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum.