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Public Safety and Security

SC Career Cluster:

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Programs

Pathway:

Emergency and Fire Management Services (CIP CODE: 430203)

Description:

Control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.

COURSE 1

Introduction to Public Safety (1.0 credits)

COURSE 2

Fire Fighter 1 (2.0 credits)

COURSE 3

Fire Fighter 2 (1.0 credit)

COURSE 4

Internship

Industry Certification:

Hazardous Materials, IFSAC Fire Fighter Level 1 & 2, OSHA

 

SC Career Cluster:

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Programs

Pathway:

Law Enforcement Services (CIP CODE: 430107)

Description:

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services, and/or homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

COURSE 1

Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

COURSE 2

Law Enforcement Services 1*

COURSE 3

Law Enforcement Services 2*

COURSE 4

Work-based credit and/or Criminal Justice Dual Enrollment credit

Industry Certification:

Community Emergency Response Team (Teen Cert), Soft Skills Cert, OSHA

 

Emergency and Fire Management Services Pathway
 

 

Title: Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Course Code: 650500CW

Unit: 1 unit
Description: Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security and Law Enforcement Services provides basic career information in public safety including corrections, emergency and fire management, security and protection, law enforcement, and legal services. Additionally, students will develop a personal plan for a career in public safety. The course includes skills in each area of Law Enforcement Services and Fire Fighter and the community to help deliver instruction to the students. English language arts are reinforced, and Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
Schools: BLHS; MRHS; WBECHS
Prerequisites: None

 

 

 

Title: Fire Fighter 1                                                                                           

Code Course: 651400CD

Unit: 2 units         
Description:  This program prepares students to work toward initial Fire Fighter I certifications & standards as noted by the South Carolina Fire Academy.  Students will learn how to use fire-fighting equipment within training simulations; principles of fire science and combustible substances, methods of controlling different types of fires, hazardous material handling and control, fire rescue procedures, public relations and applications laws and regulations.  Students will also be required to successfully complete First Aid/CPR training.
Schools: BLHS
Grade Levels:  10,11,12
Prerequisites: Intro to Public Safety Recommended.  The SC Fire Academy requires that students are 16 and 17 years of age and should be a member of the Explorers program sponsored through the Bluffton Township Fire Department.

 

 

 

Fire Fighter 2                                                                                       

Course Code 651500CW

Unit: 1 unit                

Description: This program prepares individuals to do the work of fire fighters. Firefighter II courses is intended to achieve NFPA certification must be conducted using curriculum that addresses the NFPA standards. Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMA), Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) and Basic Auto Extrication (BAE 3330) curriculum materials can be acquired from the South Carolina Fire Academy (SCFA).

Schools: BLHS
Grade Levels:  10,11,12
Prerequisites: Fire Fighter 1.  The SC Fire Academy requires that students are 16 and 17 years of age and should be a member of the Explorers program sponsored through the Bluffton Township Fire Department.

 

 

 

 

 

Law Enforcement Services 1

Course Code: 651000CW

Unit: 1 unit

Law Enforcement Services 2

Course Code: 651100CW

Unit: 1 unit
Description: Law and Enforcement Services 1 and 2 prepare individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operations and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.
Schools: BJACE; MRHS; WBECHS
Prerequisites: Courses taken sequentially