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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
28236 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 01/17/2018- 05/11/2018 W 9:05AM- 12:25PM
  • M. Haynes
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available

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: A grade of C or better in (EMT/FSC104, FSC105, and FSC130), and permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC134.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14495 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/17/2018- 05/07/2018 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
9 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14495 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Mondays/Wednesdays from Jan 20 to May 07, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 14495 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Jan 20 to Apr 28, 2018 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 14495 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14495 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35627 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/13/2018- 05/12/2018 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 35627 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Jan 23 to May 08, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 35627 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Jan 23 to May 12, 2018 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 35627 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 35627 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550

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 Instructor Availability
14467 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/22/2018- 05/11/2018 M 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • C. Gilliam
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14469 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/16/2018- 05/11/2018 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
11 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14468 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/17/2018- 05/11/2018 W 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • E. Lorence
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
14541 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 03/23/2018- 05/04/2018 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14541 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students must attend the first day of scheduled class and will be given information about the course at the first class meeting. Students are required to come to campus for scheduled classes. For information about hybrid courses, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/.
      Class 14541 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
14470 Spring 2018 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/16/2018- 05/12/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available

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
14423 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 03/02/2018- 03/11/2018 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • T. Esquibel
Open
16 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14423 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14423 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: Successful completion will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.

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
36665 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/20/2018- 01/22/2018 M,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available

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
14471 Spring 2018 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/16/2018- 05/11/2018 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
33 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
14480 Spring 2018 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/22/2018- 05/11/2018 M 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • R. Rooney
Open
27 of 30 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36656 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 209
In Person 01/03/2018- 01/07/2018 W,Th,F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
22 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
28237 Spring 2018 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/22/2018- 05/11/2018 M 12:15PM- 3:05PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36661 Spring 2018 Glendale
PSS 209
In Person 01/10/2018- 01/14/2018 W,Th,F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
21 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
14538 Spring 2018 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/16/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available

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
14424 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 02/17/2018- 03/24/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 1:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14424 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14424 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: 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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14425 Spring 2018 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 04/14/2018- 05/26/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 1:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
199 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14425 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14425 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: 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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14476 Spring 2018 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 02/17/2018- 03/24/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14476 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: 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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14477 Spring 2018 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 04/14/2018- 05/24/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
199 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14477 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: 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.

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
35628 Spring 2018 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/22/2018- 05/07/2018 M 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
13 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14608 Spring 2018 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/23/2018- 05/11/2018 Tu 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
9 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14608 meets in the west section of the stadium.
      Class 14608 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $20

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
27924 Spring 2018 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/16/2018- 03/13/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 27924 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 http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).

Firefighting Tactics And Strategy (FSC204) 3 Credits

Methods of coordinating personnel, equipment, and apparatus on the fireground. Practical methods of controlling and extinguishing structural and other types of fires. Includes simulation exercises. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in FSC113, or permission of Instructor, or equivalent.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33849 Spring 2018 Glendale
FS A
In Person 01/17/2018- 05/11/2018 W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • E. Lorence
Open
27 of 30 Seats Available

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: A grade of C or better in FSC113, or permission of Instructor, or equivalent.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14572 Spring 2018 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/16/2018- 03/12/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Perez
Open
16 of 24 Seats Available

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