Fire & Rescue and EMS
The Fire and Rescue and Emergency Medical Services course is a 2 year pathway and this course is hosted in Knox and Plymouth fire stations. Potential careers after completing this pathway include emergency medical technician, paramedic, emergency management director, medical assistant, ambulance driver, nurse, police, fire or ambulance dispatcher and many more!
North Central CTE Cooperative partners with LLN (Marshall County Lifelong Learning Network) and SCILL (Starke County Initiative on Lifelong Learning) to offer this opportunity for students in the CTE Cooperative.
Fire & Rescue and Emergency Medical Services prepares students for a state certifications which can lead to a career in Emergency Medical Services and Fire Management. These courses are designed for students seeking to perform emergency medical care and fire fighting. Theories, techniques, and operational aspects of hazmat awareness, fire fighting, and pre-hospital care, within the scope and responsibility of emergency medical techniques will be covered in this course.
Ivy Tech Community College provides the opportunity for students to earn up to 15 dual credits, including:
100 Intro to Health Careers
101 Medical Terminology
102 Essential Anatomy & Physiology
104 CPR/Basic Life Support
PARM 102 Emergency Medical Technician
Students have an opportunity to receive the Fire I and Fire II certifications as well as the EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) certification.