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Introduction to Fire Service Selection (FSC101) 3 Credits

Overview of the application and selection processes used by various fire departments and fire service organizations. Elements of fire service culture and their effects on personal growth and interpersonal relationships. Major components of written application processes, requirements, preparation of resumes and their effect on employment prospects. Preparation for the interview to include communications skills, mental preparation techniques, behaviors, and the importance of the interview in the pre- employment process. Preparation for on-site experiences at a fire station. General components of the selection process, the importance of general education, and components of lifelong learning in career choices. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18196 Fall 2014 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1030
In Person 10/20/2014- 12/10/2014 M,W 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18196 is held at the Surprise Communiversity, 15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 18196 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18132 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 8:50AM- 11:50AM
  • M. Osborn
Open
12 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • One lab period per week to be arranged.
      Class 18132 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38283 Fall 2014 Glendale: North Campus
GCC North A 111
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 6:30PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Herrera
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38283 is held at GCC North, 5727 W. Happy Valley Road.
      Class 38283 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
  • 0 Books

Fire Department Operations (FSC102) 11 Credits

Introductory fire science course primarily designed for the fire department recruit. Includes firefighting skills, equipment, and administrative policies, fire department operations, personnel policies, and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Practical Skills Testing. Prerequisites: (EMT/FSC104, FSC105, and FSC130), and permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC134.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18170 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
GPSTC - Room 109
In Person 08/23/2014- 12/13/2014 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • R. Muniz
  • D. Davis
  • D. Green
  • J. Hayden
  • J. Klidas
  • J. Smith
  • T. Taylor
Open
7 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18170 meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Saturdays from Aug 23 to Dec 13, 2014 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 18170 also meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 10, 2014 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 18170 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 18170 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
    • Students need to be sponsored by an outside Fire agency and have a FSC Academy Application filled out and submitted to the Public Safety Sciences department.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18187 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 08/23/2014- 12/13/2014 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • M. Egherman
  • S. Balak
  • D. Davis
  • D. Green
  • M. Hess
  • T. Rand
  • E. Rivera
  • P. Shiple
  • W. Stockley
  • T. Taylor
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18187 meets at Buckeye Training Facility Saturdays from Aug 23 to Dec 13, 2014 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 18187 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 11, 2014 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 18187 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale om Tuesday and Thursday and on Saturday at the Buckeye Training Facility, 925 S. 7th Street, Buckeye.
      Class 18187 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
    • Students need to be sponsored by an outside Fire agency and have a FSC Academy Application filled out and submitted to the Public Safety Sciences department.

Hazardous Materials/First Responder (FSC105) 3 Credits

Basic methods of recognition and identification based upon the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials; basic safety procedures when utilizing specific types of protective clothing and equipment; basic tactical information relating to scene management. Confined space operations in accordance with the National Fire Protection Agency. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18133 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
8 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39172 Fall 2014 Glendale
Surprise Communiversity
In Person 08/25/2014- 10/20/2014 M,W 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • L. D'Angelo
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39172 is held at the Surprise Communiversity, 15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 39172 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18171 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
4 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18172 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • A. Butch
Open
12 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18173 Fall 2014 Glendale: North Campus
GCC North A 112
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 7:10PM- 9:55PM
  • E. Lorence
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
38284 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 08/25/2014- 10/19/2014 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • T. Legamaro
  • D. Green
  • D. Green
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38284 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students will meet in the classroom four of the eight weeks. One classroom day students will meet at Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center 11551 W. Glendale to practice skills. Students are allowed ONE missed classroom day for the semester.

      This class requires up to two additional testing days conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (ACFSE). Skills and written testing timelines will be provided on the first day class meets. All Certification testing, Skills and Written are not conducted until class is complete. Voluntary IFSAC accredited AZ State certification testing will be conducted during the course (info will be provided by the instructor). Additional AZ State testing fees are required & paid directly to the Az Center for Fire Service Excellence.
      Class 38284 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
38285 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 10/19/2014- 12/14/2014 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • J. Doyle
  • T. Legamaro
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38285 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students will meet in the classroom four of the eight weeks. One classroom day students will meet at Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center 11551 W. Glendale to practice skills. Students are allowed ONE missed classroom day for the semester.

      This class requires up to two additional testing days conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (ACFSE). Skills and written testing timelines will be provided on the first day class meets. All Certification testing, Skills and Written are not conducted until class is complete. Voluntary IFSAC accredited AZ State certification testing will be conducted during the course (info will be provided by the instructor). Additional AZ State testing fees are required & paid directly to the Az Center for Fire Service Excellence.
      Class 38285 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

Fundamentals of fire prevention. Includes techniques, procedures, regulations, and enforcement. Also includes discussion of hazards in ordinary and special occupancies. Field trips and lectures from industry also included. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18174 Fall 2014 Glendale
FS A
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • L. Randall
  • M. Blaire
Open
21 of 35 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18175 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/23/2014- 12/19/2014 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
25 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18175 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started visit www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.

Wildland Firefighter (FSC110) 3 Credits

Basic-level course for individuals with little or no experience in the wildland environment. Preparation for performing as a beginning-level wildland firefighter with an organized fire department engine or hand crew. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18134 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
GPSTC - Room 109
In Person 12/15/2014- 12/19/2014 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18134 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 18134 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39740 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 09/20/2014- 09/28/2014 Sat,Su 7:30AM- 6:30PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
4 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39740 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 39740 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
  • 0 Books

Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator (FSC111) 2 Credits

Emergency vehicle operators training including the problems facing operators; the personal qualities of emergency vehicle operator candidates; legal responsibilities of operators; and physical forces involved in driving an emergency vehicle. Includes hands-on training in an emergency response vehicle. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18264 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Buildin
Glendale Public Safety Bldg
In Person 10/03/2014- 10/05/2014 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
7 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18264 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18265 Fall 2014 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Buildin
Glendale Public Safety Bldg
In Person 11/21/2014- 11/24/2014 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
11 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18265 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.
  • 0 Books

Introduction to Fire Suppression (FSC113) 3 Credits

Characteristics and behavior of fire, fire hazard properties of ordinary materials, extinguishing agents, fire suppression organization and equipment, basic fire fighting tactics, and public relations as affected by fire suppression. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18194 Fall 2014 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1004
In Person 10/20/2014- 12/10/2014 M,W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
30 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18194 is held at the Surprise Communiversity, 15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 18194 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18135 Fall 2014 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
28 of 35 Seats Available

Fire Apparatus (FSC117) 3 Credits

Principles of care, maintenance and operation of fire apparatus and pumps. Includes pump construction and accessories, pumping techniques, power development, and transmission. Driving, troubleshooting and producing effective fire streams. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18203 Fall 2014 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • M. Osborn
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available

Fire Hydraulics (FSC118) 3 Credits

Review of basic mathematics. Hydraulic laws and formulas as applied to the fire service. Application of formulas and mental calculations to hydraulic problems, water supply variables, and discharge requirements for pumpers. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18204 Fall 2014 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 12:15PM- 3:05PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available

Introduction Fire Service Ethics (FSC119) 3 Credits

Ethical issues, standards, and philosophical consideration of moral problems encountered in fire service. Ethical responsibility of fire service personnel and those they serve. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18202 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/28/2014- 12/19/2014 Th 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • R. Muniz
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38286 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/25/2014- 10/19/2014 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
11 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38286 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
      Class 38286 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38287 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/19/2014- 12/14/2014 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38287 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
      Class 38287 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books

Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT (FSC130) 1 Credit

Skills and abilities required for entry level position in the fire service including physical ability, and stamina. Opportunity to take the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at the end of the course. Prerequisites: None. Note: Offered as credit (P) or no credit (Z) basis. Standard grading available according to procedures outlined in catalog.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18176 Fall 2014 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 09/27/2014- 11/15/2014 W,Sat 6:00PM- 8:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
17 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18176 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Sep 27 to Nov 15, 2014 from 8:00AM - 8:00PM
      Class 18176 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Oct 01 to Nov 12, 2014 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 18176 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18177 Fall 2014 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 09/27/2014- 11/15/2014 N/A N/A
  • M. Egherman
Closed
No Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18177 is for students with time conflicts.
      Class 18177 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.
  • 0 Books

Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters (FSC134) 3 Credits

Overview of all aspects of fitness for current and prospective firefighters. Includes physical and mental aspects of performance for optimal achievement on fire department agility tests and fire fighting tasks; individual conditioning strategies, nutritional guidelines, protective clothing concepts, and basic exercise principles. Pre- employment, evaluation, and lifelong fitness and conditioning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18178 Fall 2014 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
19 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18178 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 18178 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18179 Fall 2014 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
13 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18179 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 18179 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18266 Fall 2014 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 18266 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books

Supervisory Training For Firefighters (FSC202) 3 Credits

Administrative methods applied to the fire service, departmental organization, and personnel management. Includes fire alarm signaling systems, fire service planning, and relationships with other city departments. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18211 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 1:00PM- 3:50PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38288 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/25/2014- 10/19/2014 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38288 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38289 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/19/2014- 12/14/2014 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38289 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.

Firefighter Safety and Building Construction (FSC208) 3 Credits

Actions necessary to provide for the safety of firefighters operating on the fireground. Effects that fire and heat may have on various types of building construction resulting in the loss of structural integrity. Includes signs and symptoms of structural damage. Prerequisites: FSC113, or permission of Instructor, or equivalent.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18205 Fall 2014 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 1:00PM- 3:45PM
  • M. Osborn
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available

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