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Home » Catalog » Continuing Education (CED)

Continuing Education (CED)

CED 0011  Emergency Medical Services  (0)                                                                  fall
This non-credit course combines classroom and hands-on instruction in all phases of pre-hospital emergency care. A minimum of six patient assessments through ride-along experience is required. This course prepares students to become EMT-B and CPR/AED Certified and to be eligible to take the NREMT EMT-B certifying exam. Graded Pass/No Pass. Prerequisite: FSC 1022 or CPR and AED certification [Course fee: $450]

CED 0012  Firefighting Services I  (0)                                                                        fall
This noncredit course provides an overview of fire services; career opportunities in firefighting and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private firefighting services; fire departments as part of a local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics. Students will learn basic fire suppression, rescue, and extrication skills. After training, students will participate in a live fire exercise at a Vermont Fire Academy site. This course prepares students to become NFPA FF I & II and to be eligible to take the NFPA FF1 certifying exam; 3 hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: None

CED 0013  Firefighting Services II  (0)                                                                  spring
This is a continuation of CED 0012. After training, students will participate in a live fire exercise at the Vermont Fire Academy. This course prepares students to become NFPA FF1 and to be eligible to take the NFPA FF I & II certifying exam; 3 hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: None



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