Fire Service

Use your imagination to create structural designs including custom homes, buildings, and new products
• Operate the same state‐of‐the‐art computer‐aided drafting software utilized by professionals in
industry today
• Produce and assess layouts and blueprints using the same technology used by architects and
engineers
• Experience leadership opportunities and competition through SkillsUSA

Career Focus
 • Prepared for immediate employment and further education at a community college or university
 • Industry Certification 

FIRE SERVICES I
Students will apply academic, technical knowledge and skills to a variety of settings within the firefighting response. This course is designed with lessons in fire behavior, safety, building construction, nutrition and wellness, fire department equipment and tools as well as the history and culture of the fire service. Students will collaborate in community service projects with local charities and fire departments.

FIRE SERVICES II
Students will apply advanced academic knowledge, technical knowledge, and skills to a variety of settings within firefighting and emergency response. This course is designed to acquaint students with various aspects of the firefighting professions through training in rope rescue, vehicle extrication, fire hydraulics, the chemistry of fire behavior, helicopter operations, command procedures, public life safety education projects, oral board interviewing, and more. A partnership with the Surprise Fire Department and hospitals will provide the opportunity for off‐campus experiences or a professional internship. Participation in the program’s Career and Technical Student Organizations is required. Students in this class will compete locally, regionally, and nationally. Dual enrollment may be offered to allow the student to get college credit through Maricopa Community colleges

FIRE SERVICES PRACTICUM
This is a capstone program for all CTE students who completed Fire Science I and II. Students will be working mainly on their work‐based learning projects, along with hands on real world relevant projects. Students will be able to earn an industry certification. Dual enrollment may be offered to allow the student to receive college credit through Maricopa Community colleges. This course may be repeated for credit with instruction recommendation or permission.

ARIZONA FIRE SERVICE TECHNICAL STANDARDS
fire service PROGRAM OFFERED AT BUCKEYE UNION HIGH SCHOOL
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Christin Yates-Buckeye Union

Lead Fire Service Teacher