MCC now accepting applications for the next Fire Academy

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August 9, 2021

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Be a firefighter, MCC now accepting applications for the next Fire Academy

MOHAVE COUNTY – Men and women who want to become firefighters should now fill out an application for the next MCC Fire Academy. Mohave Community College’s Fire Science program partners with local fire stations to offer the best education and training in the region. Completion of the fire academy is a requirement for anyone who wants to become a firefighter.

The MCC Fire Academy is a 272-hour course providing recruits training in basic firefighting concepts including fire behavior, rescue procedures, command and control, fire suppression, hazardous materials, and firefighter safety.

The 16-week academy begins in January 2022.  Recruits who successfully complete the academy will receive 12 college credits, earning them the following Certificates: AZ State FF 1 & 2, Hazmat Awareness and Operations, Wildland S-130, 190 and ICS 100, 200, 700, 800. This academy will also establish the foundation for an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science.

The course is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, and all day Saturdays from 6:00 am-5:00 pm.

This program has a strict attendance policy and students are only allowed 24 hours of excused absences during the course of the program.

Applications and more information are available online at www.Mohave.edu/Fire or by contacting MCC Fire Science Instructor Kamrin Dooley at KDooley@Mohave.edu. All applications must be received by no later than 5:00 pm on October 14, 2021.

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