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Non-Traditional Academic Credit

Fire College Certifications

Official certification of completion of approved fire academy work must be sent to Enrollment Services. Certification must be either an academic transcript from an accredited college, certificate of completion, or a letter on official letterhead from the fire academy.

Upon completion of six hours of approved FSC courses at Jefferson State, students will be awarded credit for:

Firefighter I Certification

FSC 101 Introduction to the Fire Service 3

FSC 131
Fire Extinguishment Principles 3

Additional credit will be granted for fire service certifications that meet relevant national standards. They include:

Hazmat Awareness & Operations Certification
FSC 161 - Hazardous Materials Awareness &Operations - 3 sem hrs

Hazmat Technician Certification
FSC 261- Hazardous Materials Technician - 3 sem hrs

Fire Instructor I Certification
FSC 201 - Fire Instructor I - 3 sem hrs

Fire Instructor II Certification
FSC 202 - Fire Instructor II - 3 sem hrs

Fire Instructor III Certification
FSC 203 - Fire Instructor III - 3 sem hrs

Fire Investigator Certification
FSC 241 - Fire Investigator I - 3 sem hrs

Fire Inspector I Certification
FSC 251 - Fire Inspector I - 3 sem hrs

Fire Inspector II Certification
FSC 252 - Fire Inspector II - 3 sem hrs

Fire Inspector III Certification
FSC 253 - Fire Inspector III - 3 sem hrs

Fire Officer I Certification
FSC 291 - Fire Officer I - 3 sem hrs

Fire Officer II Certification
FSC 292 - Fire Officer II - 3 sem hrs

Fire Officer III Certification
FSC 293 - Fire Officer III - 3 sem hrs

Fire Officer IV Certification
FSC 294 - Fire Officer IV - 3 sem hrs

Fire Department Safety Officer Certification
FSC 295 - Fire Department Safety Officer - 3 sem hrs

Public Fire and Life Safety Educator I; Public Information Officer Certification
FSC 255 - Public Fire & Life Safety Educator - 3 sem hrs

Rescue Technician: Confined Space Certification
FSC 231 - Rescue Tech: Confined Space - 3 sem hrs

Rescue Technician: Trench Certification
FSC 232 - Rescue Technician: Trench - 3 sem hrs

Rescue Technician: Rope Certification
FSC 230 - Rescue Technician: Rope - 3 sem hrs

Rescue Technician: Structural Collapse Certification
FSC 233 - Rescue Tech: Structural Collapse - 3 sem hrs

Rescue Technician: Vehicle and Machinery Certification
FSC 237 - Rescue Tech: Vehicle & Machinery - 3 sem hrs

Credit for all certifications cannot exceed a total of 20 semester hours. Determination of credit for additional certifications will be made by the program coordinator.