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Fire Science and EMS

Mount Vernon campus

The NCTA Fire Science and EMS program offers professional instruction, endless opportunities, and the skills necessary to become a firefighter/EMT. Upon completing this course students will earn certifications and knowledge to move forward in Firefighter and EMS.
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About Fire Science and EMS

The Fire Science and EMS course instills the proud tradition of serving communities with selfless dedication. The honor of becoming a firefighter is sought after by many but bestowed upon only a few. Training to become a firefighter is exciting and meaningful.

The NCTA Fire Science and EMS program offers professional instruction, amazing facilities, and endless opportunities to not only learn the skills necessary to become a firefighter/EMT, but also the skills to be an integral part of a community emergency response in your own neighborhood.

Students earn their ICS 100 and 200 certificates from FEMA. Additionally, this course lays the groundwork so students can pursue their Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazmat Operations, and EMT certificates upon turning 18 years of age.

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Meet the Teacher

Jack Greaves

Jack Greaves teaches the NCTA Fire Science and EMS course at Northwest Career and Technical Academy. He brings years of firefighting and emergency response experience to the table.

Jack enjoys teaching his students how to think critically and manage high-pressure situations.

Credits and Certifications

Upon successful completion of an NCTA course, students have the opportunity to earn high school and college credits, as well as industry-specific certifications. See below for the credits and certifications offered through our Fire Science and EMS course.
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High School Credits

Year 1

1.0
Physical Education
1.0
Occupational Education
1.0
Science/Lab Science

year 2

1.0
Phyiscal Education
1.0
Technical Education
1.0
Occupational Education
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College Credits

Up to 7 CTE Dual credits are available via Skagit Valley College in the Fire Protection Technology pathway
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Certifications

ICS 100 and 200 Certificates from FEMA
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  • Students Support Each Other

    My favorite part about this course is the students encourage each other during hard workouts and drills.
    Collin C.
    NCTA Student
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    This course has helped me understand the jobs in Fire Science and EMS.
    Evelyn
    NCTA Student
  • Ready to Work

    My Fire class helped me get my “red card” and now I can work on forest land fire teams this summer. All the physical training we did was perfect for me.
    Levi
    NCTA Student
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