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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.

CCA offers these certificates and degrees in Fire Science:

Fire Science Technology - A.A.S.
Fire Science Technology - Certificate
Fundamentals of Fire Science - Certificate

 

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Fire Science Technology
Fundamentals of Fire Science 

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.  The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources, as its Affirmative Action (AA) Officer, Equal Opportunity (EO), and Title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you have any questions, please contact her by e-mail at Cindy.Hesse@CCAuorora.edu, by phone at 303-360-4752 or by US mail at 16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Administration Building, Office # A207E, Aurora, Colorado  80011.  Ms. Reyna Anaya, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs serves as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and may be reached by e-mail at Reyna.Anaya@CCAurora.edu by phone at 303-360-7421 or at 16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Administration Building, Office # A106F, Aurora, Colorado  80011.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Fire Science Technology A.A.S.

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains an A.A.S. degree in Fire Science Technology from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate use of tools.
  • Control and contain hazardous materials.
  • Communicate in alignment with firefighting standards.
  • Prepare for the next response.

Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Fire Science Technology Certificate

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains a certificate in Fire Science Technology from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate advanced methods of preserving personal safety.
  • Demonstrate advanced methods to prevent, control and extinguish fires.
  • Communicate at an advanced level in alignment with firefighting industry standards.
  • Respond to, gain access to, and control emergency scenes.

Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Fundamentals of Fire Science Certificate

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains a certificate in Fundamentals of Fire Science from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate methods of preserving personal safety.
  • Demonstrate use of tools.
  • Demonstrate methods to prevent, control and extinguish fires.
  • Control and contain hazardous materials.
  • Communicate in alignment with firefighting industry standards.
  • Respond to, gain access to, and control emergency scenes.
  • Prepare for the next response.

 

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