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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 Tuesday January 21st, 2020 at 700 am in the West Campus Fitness Lab. The 70th Fire Academy Graduation is scheduled for May 15th, 2020.

Important Information:

  • The first day of the Fire Academy Tuesday, January 21, 2020 is MANDATORY!
  • Spring 2020 LCC Fire Academy deadline to turn in physical forms is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8am.

Fire Academy Application

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
  • MUSAR(Michigan Urban Search and Rescue) Confined Space Awareness and Operations
  • American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR / AED / First Aid / Blood Borne Pathogens
  • 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


Fire Science Program at Lansing Community College

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