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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
16573 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/24/2016- 12/16/2016 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 16573 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
16603 Fall 2016 Glendale
GPSTC - Room 109
In Person 08/20/2016- 12/10/2016 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
11 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16603 meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Saturdays from Aug 20 to Dec 10, 2016 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 16603 also meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 22 to Dec 07, 2016 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 16603 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 16603 meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Saturdays from Aug 20 to Dec 10, 2016 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 16603 also meets at GPSTC - Room 109 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 22 to Dec 07, 2016 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 16603 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 16603 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550 TO FOLLOW WITH THE ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE BELOW.
    • 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
16618 Fall 2016 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 08/20/2016- 12/10/2016 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
8 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16618 meets at Buckeye Training Facility Saturdays from Aug 20 to Dec 10, 2016 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 16618 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 23 to Dec 08, 2016 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 16618 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 16618 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
16574 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 08/22/2016- 12/16/2016 M 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • C. Gilliam
Open
8 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16574 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 16574 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16604 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/23/2016- 12/16/2016 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16605 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/24/2016- 12/16/2016 W 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • A. Butch
Open
10 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16686 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 10/21/2016- 12/09/2016 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16686 is a Hybrid course. 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.

      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. For information about how to get started, go tohttp://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).

      Class requires membership to online course content from CT2Learn. CT2Learn is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. Curriculum Technology is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn.
      Class 16686 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
16606 Fall 2016 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/16/2016- 12/11/2016 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
21 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16606 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. 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).

      Class requires membership to online course content from CT2Learn. CT2Learn is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. Curriculum Technology is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. Go to CT2Learn (http://ct2learn.com/ct2l/membership.php) to register for the membership. One membership covers all courses using CT2Learn!

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
16575 Fall 2016 Glendale
GPSTC - Room 109
In Person 12/12/2016- 12/16/2016 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • G. Bernard
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16575 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 16575 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16691 Fall 2016 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 09/23/2016- 10/02/2016 F,Sat,Su 7:30AM- 6:30PM
  • G. Bernard
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16691 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 16691 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16733 Fall 2016 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 09/23/2016- 10/02/2016 N/A N/A
  • G. Bernard
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16733 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 16733 is for a student with a time conflict.
      Class 16733 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
16659 Fall 2016 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Bldg
In Person 09/30/2016- 10/02/2016 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
11 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16659 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
16660 Fall 2016 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Bldg
In Person 11/18/2016- 11/21/2016 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
10 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16660 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
16620 Fall 2016 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/23/2016- 12/16/2016 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
20 of 24 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
41971 Fall 2016 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/22/2016- 12/16/2016 M 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • 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
41970 Fall 2016 Glendale
FS B
In Person 08/24/2016- 12/16/2016 W 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
24 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
16625 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 08/25/2016- 12/16/2016 Th 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • J. Klidas
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16687 Fall 2016 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 08/22/2016- 10/16/2016 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16687 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. For information about how to get started, go tohttp://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).

      Class requires membership to online course content from CT2Learn. CT2Learn is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. Curriculum Technology is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn.
      Class 16687 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
16722 Fall 2016 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 09/17/2016- 11/19/2016 W,Sat 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
50 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16722 meets at Stadium West Section Saturdays from Sep 17 to Nov 19, 2016 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 16722 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Sep 21 to Nov 19, 2016 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    • 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
16723 Fall 2016 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 09/17/2016- 11/19/2016 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
34 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16723 is for students with a time conflict.
      Class 16723 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.

Introduction To Urban Technical Rescue (FSC131) 3 Credits

Practical application of safe rescue practices for urban technical rescue. Includes ropes and rope systems, trench rescue, confined-space rescue, swiftwater rescue, and rescue from collapsed structures. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40870 Fall 2016 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 08/22/2016- 12/16/2016 M 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available

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 Instructors Availability
16609 Fall 2016 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/22/2016- 12/16/2016 M 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • K. Nixon
  • S. Snyder
Open
14 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16609 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 16609 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 Instructors Availability
16610 Fall 2016 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 08/23/2016- 12/16/2016 Tu 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • K. Nixon
  • S. Snyder
Open
13 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16610 is for students in the FSC102 class.
      Class 16610 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
16689 Fall 2016 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/16/2016- 12/11/2016 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16689 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. For information about how to get started, go tohttp://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).

      Class requires membership to online course content from CT2Learn. CT2Learn is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. Curriculum Technology is an education company that publishes or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn.

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
16626 Fall 2016 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 08/24/2016- 12/16/2016 W 1:00PM- 3:45PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33567 Fall 2016 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/17/2016- 12/16/2016 N/A N/A
  • R. Perez
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 33567 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).
      Class 33567 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5

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