2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science Technology: Fire Fighting, CA [FSTFF-CT, 34 Total Credits]

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Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.


The Fire Fighting certificate is designed for students who desire to enter a career in a municipal, county or state fire department. The material is linked with the Nevada State Fire Marshal’s Nevada Firefighter I Certificate. Students are given the opportunity to take the Nevada and National Fire Protection Association’s Firefighter I didactic and practical test. Course material must be taken in sequence with all prerequisites being completed prior to testing with the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

The Fire Fighting certificate does not guarantee employment within any fire department in the State of Nevada. Students may be placed in a physically demanding environment designed to introduce the student to the job task and skills required to operate in the fire and emergency service.


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Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate donning of Hazardous Materials suits and self-contained breathing apparatus.
  2. Conduct a basic fire inspection.
  3. Conduct a basic fire investigation.
  4. Identify the working components of a fire protection system.
  5. Distinguish the different types of construction methods used in the building of various types of structures.
  6. Complete the State of Nevada Certification requirements in the following categories: Hazardous Materials Operations and Awareness, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, andwildland firefighting red card certification.

General Education Requirements (6 Credits)

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