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Fire Science Academy

About the academy

The Fire Academy program is 17 weeks in length, and consists of two Fire Science classes and one physical fitness class. The fire academy is 19 credits of a 66 credit Associates Degree in Fire Science / Basic EMT. These classes meet Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm at LCC West Campus. The fire academy starts on Monday August 12th, 2019 at 700 am in the West Campus Fitness Lab. The 69th Fire Academy Graduation is scheduled for December 12, 2019.


The first day of the Academy August 12, 2019 is MANDATORY!

Certifications possible to obtain during the fire academy:

  • Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council Fire Fighter 1 and 2 / Hazardous Materials Operations (MFFTC FF 1 and 2 / Hazmat OPS)
  • Pro Board Certification
  • International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Fire Ground Survival
  • Confined Space Awareness and Operations
  • American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR / AED / First Aid
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildland Fire Fighter certification
  • Detroit Metro Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting
  • Lansing Physical Ability Test (LPAT) certification
  • Lansing Community College Regional Fire Training Center Live Burn certification

LCC Fire Academy Video

LCC Fall 2019 Fire Academy Application

Print, fill out and return to LCC West Campus Room M127 prior to August 2, 2019. The first 30 applicants that complete the forms, register, and commit to financial responsibility we receive spots in the fall 2019 fire academy. If you have any questions call 517-483-1570.

Fire Academy Application

Fire Science Program at Lansing Community College

Public Service Careers
West Campus, Room M127
Phone: (517) 483-1570
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