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Effective August 12, 2021: All Phoenix College employees, students, and visitors are required to wear masks while inside on campus. If you are not feeling well, please do not come to campus. Student services are available remotely, online, and in person. Maricopa Coronavirus Website  |  Need Help?  | Remote Services & Support  | Library

Fire Operations Academy

Phoenix College has partnered with Paradise Valley Community College and the Phoenix Fire Department to offer a Firefighter Operations Academy. This is a very challenging and exciting course qualifying you for the Certificate of Completion in Firefighter Operations. Successful completers qualify to test for International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Firefighter I&II certification through the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE).

Academy prerequisites include EMT104 EMT-Basic, FSC105 First Responder Operations, and a CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) within 12 months. Additionally, FSC134 Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters is a co-requisite. To be eligible for the FSC102 Fire Operations Class, you must fill out an interest form at the bottom of this page. For more information please contact Aaron at 602-285-7208.