Matched 11 Courses / 14 Classes

Introduction to Fire Service Selection and Entry (FSC101) 4 Credits

Overview of the application and selection processes used by various fire departments and fire service organizations. Focus on the skills and abilities required for entry-level positions in the fire department, including oral and written communication skills, mathematical and mechanical skills, problem-solving skills, and physical agility and stamina. 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.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17759 Summer 2022 Mesa: Dobson Campus
DTC/Centennial Way Room 422
In Person 06/07/2022 - 08/02/2022 Tu 5:00PM - 8:00PM
  • H. Silberschlag
Open
17 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17184 Summer 2022 Phoenix
PSB27
In Person 05/31/2022 - 08/08/2022 Tu,Th 9:00AM - 12:20PM
  • G. Morales
  • N. Collins
  • D. Fraijo
Open
16 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
10495 Summer 2022 Glendale
GCC TBA
Hybrid 06/06/2022 - 06/10/2022 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
1 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: HYBRID
      Class meets in-person on campus on the designated days and times. Additional work will be required online.

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
10496 Summer 2022 Glendale
GCC TBA
Hybrid 06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
4 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: HYBRID
      Class meets in-person on campus on the designated days and times. Additional work will be required online.
      Class 10496 costs include FSC Course Fee: $30

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
10505 Summer 2022 Glendale
Online Class
Online 05/31/2022 - 06/03/2022 N/A N/A
  • J. Klidas
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: If you have questions, please contact Jonathan Klidas @ 602.290.9901
      ONLINE
      Online classes are completely asynchronous but may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.

      Students are required to have access to a computer/mobile device and Internet access, and a webcam may be necessary for specific classes.

      Students are required to submit an initial assignment due within the first few days of class.

      For information about how to get started, go to https://www.gccaz.edu/online/readiness. Click 'Canvas' link in column on the left and then click 'Log in to Canvas': https://learn.maricopa.edu
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17546 Summer 2022 Glendale
Online Class
Online 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ONLINE
      Online classes are completely asynchronous but may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.

      Students are required to have access to a computer/mobile device and Internet access, and a webcam may be necessary for specific classes.

      Students are required to submit an initial assignment due within the first few days of class.

      For information about how to get started, go to https://www.gccaz.edu/online/readiness. Click 'Canvas' link in column on the left and then click 'Log in to Canvas': https://learn.maricopa.edu

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
14713 Summer 2022 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 06/15/2022 - 07/27/2022 W,Su 5:00PM - 8:00PM
  • D. Sanchez
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14713 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Wednesdays from Jun 15 to Jul 27, 2022 from 5:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 14713 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Sundays from Jun 19 to Jul 27, 2022 from 8:00AM - 12:00PM
      Reserved for PFD Recruit Class 22-2. Call 602-787-6782 for assistance.
      Class 14713 costs include FSC Course Fee: $85

Fundamentals of Emergency Management (FSC148) 3 Credits

Emergency management systems including career opportunities, function, tasks and responsibilities of the emergency management program manager, role of the emergency manager in mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Past civil defense and current emergency management systems since evolution from World War II. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15355 Summer 2022 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 07/05/2022 - 08/07/2022 N/A N/A
  • B. Williams
Open
19 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Meets for Five (5) Weeks
    • Additional Class Notes: Also offered as AJS148: Fundamentals of Emergency Mgmt

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
17634 Summer 2022 Mesa
Online Course
Online 06/08/2022 - 08/03/2022 N/A N/A
  • H. Silberschlag
Open
4 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.

      Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.
      Class 17634 Students may contact instructor at hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

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 current employment as a firefighter and/or Firefighter I and II Certification and/or related experience as determined by the Program Director.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
10540 Summer 2022 Glendale
PSS 211
Hybrid 07/06/2022 - 07/10/2022 W,Th,F,Sat,Su 8:30AM - 5:30PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
1 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: HYBRID
      Class meets in-person on campus on the designated days and times. Additional work will be required online.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17636 Summer 2022 Mesa
DTC/Centennial Way Room 450
In Person 06/09/2022 - 08/04/2022 Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • H. Silberschlag
  • K. King
Open
7 of 20 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 current employment as a firefighter and/or Firefighter I and II Certification and/or related experience as determined by the Program Director.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17852 Summer 2022 Glendale
Online Class
Online 06/06/2022 - 08/01/2022 N/A N/A
  • R. Perez
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      8-Week class
      ONLINE
      Online classes are completely asynchronous but may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.

      Students are required to have access to a computer/mobile device and Internet access, and a webcam may be necessary for specific classes.

      Students are required to submit an initial assignment due within the first few days of class.

      For information about how to get started, go to https://www.gccaz.edu/online/readiness. Click 'Canvas' link in column on the left and then click 'Log in to Canvas': https://learn.maricopa.edu

Vehicular Extrication And Patient Stabilization (FSC238) 2 Credits

Participative course designed for the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). Incorporates new knowledge and skills necessary to access, extricate, and care for victims of crash incidents. Provides exposure to scene management, including size-up, disentanglement, victim stabilization for single and multi-victim situations, hazardous materials incidents, integration of local emergency medical services (EMS) for patient assessment and management, and standard operating procedures to selected victim scenarios. Prerequisites: Basic EMT certification, current enrollment in an EMT-Basic program, nurse with emergency department experience, or law enforcement personnel, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17858 Summer 2022 Phoenix
PSB27
In Person 06/17/2022 - 06/25/2022 F,Sat 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • N. Collins
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (FSC258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17482 Summer 2022 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022 N/A N/A
  • R. Lewis
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available