Welcome to the Paradise Valley Community College Emergency Medical Technology & Fire Science program website. Please feel free to learn more about our programs by browsing through our pages.
About Our Programs
Led by Dan Donahue, EMT Program Director & Captain/Paramedic with the Phoenix Fire Department, Paul Sunder, Fire Science Program Director & Captain (retired) from the Phoenix Fire Department, and Bob Dotterer, Paramedic Education Program Director retired from the Phoenix Fire Department, our nationally accredited programs provide a high-level of education & training in the areas of emergency medical services and fire science. With over 85 years of combined firefighting & EMS experience, our program directors bring a wealth of knowledge to our programs and are a great asset to students pursuing EMT, Paramedic, and Fire Science degrees and professional certifications.
FIRE SCIENCE NEWS & INFORMATION:
Fall 2015 Firefighter I & II Academy Candidates
If you are planning on participating in the selection process for the Fall 2015 Firefighter I & II Academy (FSC102 & FSC134), it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you participate in the summer pre-academy firefighter fitness and conditioning class. Below is the course information for enrolling:
- FSC097AD: Fire Dept Prep IV
Semester: Summer 2015
Class Number: 10343
Instructor: Captain Bobby Finn
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Location: Phoenix Fire Training Academy
Fall 2015 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)
We are currently accepting course interest forms for the Fall 2015 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in August 2015. The deadline to submit a course interest form for the Fall 2015 Academy is Friday, June 5, 2015.
(For more information, please see the Firefighter Operations Academy page.)
For more information on our program, please see the Fire Science page.
PARAMEDIC EDUCATION NEWS & INFORMATION:
Fall 2015 Paramedic Education Program
Entrance information for the upcoming 2015 Fall Paramedic Education Program has been posted on the paramedic program page under "Fall Paramedic Education Program" section.
For more information on our programs, please see the Paramedic Program page.
EMT NEWS & INFORMATION:
Enrollment for EMT104 & EMT200 CANNOT be completed online!!! Enrollment must be through phone registration or in person through Admissions & Records in the KSC Building on campus.
For more information on our program, please see the EMT page.
UPCOMING CPAT DATES:
August 8, 2015
December 12, 2015
CPAT RENEWAL COST ONLY $50.00 FOR THOSE THAT QUALIFY!!!
(COMPARED TO OUTSIDE AGENCIES FULL PRICING PER CPAT TEST & PRACTICE ATTEMPTS)
For more information on CPATs held thru PVCC, please see the CPAT page.