Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
1500 Fourth Avenue • Altoona, PA 16602 • 814.946.8450
HOURS: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
PA Dept of Education | CIP Code 43.9999
Emergency Services is a three-year program providing students with a solid foundation of skills common to public safety including law enforcement, emergency medical services (EMS), and fire fighting.
Subject areas include training in the criminal justice system, crime prevention, criminal investigation, building and grounds security, and emergency communications and report writing. Emergency medical services include rescue, First Responder and CPR training. The fire fighting component includes fire fighting techniques, handling hazardous materials, and fire investigation. Students need to be in good physical condition to complete the course.
Upon graduation, students may use these specific skills for immediate employment or may choose to continue their education in one particular area of interest.
Occupational Profile: For information on this occupation's description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state and national wages, and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor's site for this career field at: http://online.onetcenter.org/link/summary/33-1099.00