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FT 101 - Introduction to Fire Protection Units: 3

This course covers the philosophy and history of fire protection; history of loss of life and property by fire; review of municipal fire defenses; study of the organization and function of federal, state, county and private fire protection agencies. The student will understand the hiring requirements of different agencies and the current job market in suppression, wildland firefighting, prevention and public education. In addition the student will learn the basic terms related to the fire service.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

Certificate of Achievement - Fire Technology

http://catalog.tmcc.edu/degrees-certificates/programs/public-safety/certificate-achievement-fire-technology/

...without prior fire service experience must take FT 101 Introduction to Fire Protection before entering...