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 2016 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)
We are currently accepting academy interest forms for the Fall 2016 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in August 2016. The deadline to submit an academy interest form is Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00pm. Interviews are anticipated to be held the week of June 20-24th.
(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 2016 Paramedic Education Program
Entrance examination and selection process information for the upcoming Fall 2016 Paramedic Education Program, starting August 2016, has been posted on our Paramedic Program page.
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:
May 7, 2016
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.