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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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Phone: 303-340-7070
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News & Events

  • Indiegogo campaign ongoing

  • 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.
     

  • Foundational approach adopted

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • Event free, open to public

    CCA will celebrate the lives of three legendary Latin American women  Oct. 6 in the Larry Carter Theater on CentreTech campus when Cristina Isabel Lucas explores, "Tres Vidas."

  • 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.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college‚Äôs 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.

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