Public Safety II (8701/36 weeks, 280 hours)
|Duration:||36 weeks, 280 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11–12|
|Prerequisites:||Public Safety I (8700/36 weeks, 140 hours)|
Students perform procedures related to law enforcement and firefighting occupations, including learning policing; the rule of law; the role of the courts, including juvenile justice; the history and fundamentals of the fire service; fire behavior; building construction; ventilation; salvage, overhaul, and cause of fire; the value of fire prevention and public fire education programs; fire suppression techniques; forcible entry methods; HazMat standards; and equipment related to firefighting and criminal justice.
Note: Students must be at least 16 years old by the first day of the course offering.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
- Correction Services
- Emergency and Fire Management Services
- Law Enforcement Services
- Legal Services
- Security and Protective Services
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service Examination
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- Emergency and Fire Management Services Assessment
- Emergency Medical Services Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Professional Communications Certification Examination
- Protective Services Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.