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Welcome to Fire Science
The Fire Science Technology Program at Community College of Aurora is your first step to becoming a Firefighter. We partner with Denver Fire Department and Aurora Fire Department for training facilities, college credit and test preparation. In addition, Denver Fire Department gives a guaranteed testing spot to our Fire Academy graduates! Classes fill up fast and space is limited - contact us today

Firefighters respond to all types of emergencies and provide fire protection to their community. Firefighters fill a crucial role in the public safety system. When you complete one of the challenging programs at the Community College of Aurora, you are prepared and ready to take on this valuable role.

 

Fire Science Courses

FST 100 Firefighter I
FST 102 Introduction to Fire Science and Suppression 
FST 105 Building Construction for Fire Protection
FST 106 Fire Inspection Practices 
FST 107 Hazardous Materials Operations (Level I) 
FST 109 Occupational Safety and Health for Fire
FST 110 Job Placement and Assessment
FST 133 Trench Rescue
FST 134 Confined Space and Rescue
FST 205 Fire Investigations I
FST 209 Fire Protection Systems
FST 275 Introduction to Technical Rescue

Fire Science Contact Info

Mark Stephenson
Fire Science Technology Coordinator
Mark.Stephenson@ccaurora.edu
303-340-7222

Cindy Smith
Program Assistant
Cindy.Smith@ccaurora.edu
303-340-7070 

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Fire Science
Phone: 303-340-7070
Email: Cindy.Smith@ccaurora.edu

News & Events

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Moravec show through Oct. 2

    Susan Gibbons and Christopher Beeson from the Colorado Film School are showcasing their work in the Donna Moravec Gallery through Oct. 2. One rarely sees two encaustic artists in the same room together, so this is a real treat that's not to be missed.
     

  • Indiegogo campaign ongoing

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • November 6-15, 2014

    Community College of Aurora’s featured fall stage production will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

    Play dates will be Nov. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 and 14 at 11 a.m., and Nov. 8 and 15 at 1 p.m. All shows will be held at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CentreTech campus.

  • CCA serving as event sponsor

    History Colorado Center is hosting an exhibit entitled, "Race: Are We So Different?" beginning Sept. 20 with CCA serving as an event sponsor. A special preview will be held Friday, Sept. 19 before the exhibit opens to the public, which will include a guided exhibit tour and talk, up-close conversation with the curator, activities, snacks, cash bar, and more.

  • Quality cited by magazine

    Hollywood Reporter magazine once again has recognized Colorado Film School as one of the top institutions of its kind in the United States.

    The story, appearing in the magazine's Aug. 1 edition, places CFS at No. 25 among its brethren, including such heavyweights as the University of Southern California, American Film Institute, New York University, and many more.

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