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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
43825 Fall 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1033
In Person 08/24/2015- 10/14/2015 M,W 8:00AM- 10:40AM
  • Staff
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 43825 is held at the Surprise Communiversity, 15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 43825 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20585 Fall 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1033
In Person 10/19/2015- 12/09/2015 M,W 8:00AM- 10:40AM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20585 is held at the Surprise Communiversity, 15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 20585 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20530 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/26/2015- 12/18/2015 W 8:50AM- 11:50AM
  • M. Haynes
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: One lab period per week to be arranged.
      Class 20530 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15

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 Instructor Availability
20562 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng CtrN/A In Person 08/22/2015- 12/12/2015 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
11 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20562 meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Saturdays from Aug 22 to Dec 12, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 20562 also meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 24 to Dec 09, 2015 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 20562 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 20562 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
    • Additional Class Notes: 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 Instructor Availability
20578 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng CtrN/A In Person 08/22/2015- 12/12/2015 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20578 meets at Buckeye Training Facility Saturdays from Aug 22 to Dec 12, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 20578 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 25 to Dec 10, 2015 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 20578 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 20578 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
    • Additional Class Notes: 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 Instructor Availability
20531 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 08/24/2015- 12/18/2015 M 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • C. Gilliam
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20531 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 20531 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43834 Fall 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1033
In Person 10/19/2015- 12/16/2015 M,W 11:00AM- 1:40PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20563 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/25/2015- 12/18/2015 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
20564 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/26/2015- 12/18/2015 W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • A. Butch
  • E. Lorence
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
20660 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 10/23/2015- 12/11/2015 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20660 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 20660 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
20565 Fall 2015 Glendale
FS A
In Person 08/24/2015- 12/18/2015 M 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • L. Randall
  • M. Blaire
Open
31 of 35 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
20566 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/22/2015- 12/18/2015 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20566 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
20532 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng CtrN/A In Person 12/14/2015- 12/18/2015 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20532 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 20532 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20673 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng CtrN/A In Person 09/18/2015- 09/27/2015 F,Sat,Su 7:30AM- 6:30PM
  • Staff
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20673 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 20673 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25

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
20629 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety BuildinN/A In Person 10/02/2015- 10/04/2015 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
10 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20629 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20630 Fall 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety BuildinN/A In Person 11/20/2015- 11/23/2015 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
11 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20630 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.

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
20583 Fall 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1033
In Person 10/19/2015- 12/09/2015 M,W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
29 of 30 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20533 Fall 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/25/2015- 12/18/2015 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
31 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
20589 Fall 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/24/2015- 12/18/2015 M 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • R. Rooney
Open
19 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
20590 Fall 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/24/2015- 12/18/2015 M 12:15PM- 3:05PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
22 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
20588 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/27/2015- 12/18/2015 Th 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • J. Klidas
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20661 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/24/2015- 10/18/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20661 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 20661 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20662 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/18/2015- 12/13/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20662 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 20662 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5

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
43933 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 09/19/2015- 12/12/2015 W,Sat 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
50 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 43933 meets at Stadium West Section Saturdays from Sep 19 to Dec 12, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 43933 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Sep 23 to Dec 09, 2015 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 43933 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
20567 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/22/2015- 10/10/2015 W,Sat 6:00PM- 8:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20567 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Aug 22 to Oct 10, 2015 from 8:00AM - 8:00PM
      Class 20567 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Aug 26 to Oct 07, 2015 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 20567 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
20568 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/22/2015- 10/10/2015 N/A N/A
  • M. Egherman
Open
13 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20568 is for students with time conflicts.
      Class 20568 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
43934 Fall 2015 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 09/19/2015- 12/12/2015 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
47 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 43934 is for students with a time conflict.
      Class 43934 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
20569 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/24/2015- 12/18/2015 M 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
25 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20569 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 20569 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20570 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/25/2015- 12/18/2015 Tu 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
17 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20570 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 20570 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20631 Fall 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/26/2015- 12/18/2015 W 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20631 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.

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
20663 Fall 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/24/2015- 10/18/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 20663 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
20591 Fall 2015 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 08/26/2015- 12/18/2015 W 1:00PM- 3:45PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available

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