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Fire Science 1 AV146
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC
This program allows students to explore and prepare for a possible career in Fire Service and as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR). The course is taught by Professional Firefighters. Students will gain lab experience on-site at Bloomington and Normal Fire Stations. Students will learn technical and manipulative skills. Those skills include, but are not limited to the following areas of study: fire behavior, safety, self-contained breathing apparatus, turnout gear use, portable fire extinguishers, ladders and ladder use, fire hose and appliances, building construction, forcible entry, ventilation, water supply, nozzles and fire streams, rescue, fire control, and ropes and knots. The students will be offered the opportunity to participate in Skills USA, a competition of other fire science students in Illinois.

• Students must be in good physical condition to enroll in the course, as training will include climbing stairs and crawling with additional equipment and supplies.

This program will offer Dual Credit with Illinois Central College: FS 110, 3 credits & FS 201, 3 credits possible. The student will also have the opportunity for a certificate for “Emergency Medical Responder”.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the ACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
EMT(Emergency Medical Technician)-Basic AV101
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC.
EMT (EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN)-BASIC
Class Level: 12 (Seniors Only)
This course will introduce the care and handling of the critically ill and injured. Emphasis is on the development of skills in assessment of illnesses and the application of proper emergency care procedures. This course will meet federal and state guidelines for basic EMT training. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to sit for the Illinois State or National Registry EMT-Basic licensure exam after turning 18 years of age and graduating from high school.
This class is Dual Credit with Heartland Community College, EMT 101, 8 credits.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. This class is Dual Credit with Heartland Community College, EMT 101. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
COURSE NOTE: Class Level: 12 (Seniors Only)
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Fire Science, Health Occupations I, or Senior Standing