Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate


Fire Fighter/Emergency Medical Technician-Combined


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2020 (580).

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2020 (580), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Julia Watson

EMS Program Support Coordinator

Program Summary

The purpose of this program is to provide the necessary training required for students to become certified firefighters as well as licensed Emergency Medical Technicians. It is not intended for those who are currently certified/licensed as either firefighters or EMTs. Students wishing to add an additional certification to an existing credential must enroll in either the Fire Fighter I/II program or the Emergency Medical Technician program.

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 4 occupational completion points. The sequence of courses provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security and Health Science career clusters; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills.

Florida CIP Code

743020313 - Firefighter EMT Combined

Federal CIP Code

43.0203 - Fire Science/Fire-fighting.

Job Related Opportunities

33-2011 Fire Fighters 29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Admission Rules

-Successful completion of TABE testing at the 10th grade level -Successful completion of the firefighter Physical Agility Test -Current CPR card at the healthcare provider level -Successful completion of SPC Health Programs background check and drug screen -Successful completion of SPC Health Programs physical exam, immunizations, titers

Graduation Rules

-Successful completion of SPC Fire Academy course -Successful completion of SPC EMT PSAV course Note: Program length is by Hours.


Basic Firefighter I
Basic Firefighter II
Emergency Medical Technician PSAV

Total Credits