Master These Skills

Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to master the following skills:

  • Fire behavior
  • Building construction
  • Search & rescue
  • Hose & fire streams
  • Ropes, webbing & knots
  • Salvage & overhaul
  • Ground ladders
  • Handling & care of physical evidence
  • Use of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Fire extinguisher use
  • First aid & CPR
  • Patient assessment
  • Emergency medical services
  • EMT basic skills
  • Advanced airway management
  • Trauma
  • Physical fitness training

Earn the Following Credits & Credentials

  • Potential to earn college credits
  • NIMS 100 & NIMS 700 Certification
  • CPR, First Aid/AED Certification
  • Fire Fighter II Certification
  • Hazardous Materials Operations Certification
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Certification
  • Job Placement Opportunities

Life Beyond PLCC

Students of this program often go on to pursue careers such as:

  • Firefighter
  • Arson Investigator
  • Fire Prevention Officer
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician

John Kastor

Mr. Kastor comes to the Career Center from the North Canton Fire Department. He received his Fire Training from Stark State, his Paramedic training from Stark County Paramedic Program, his Fire Inspector training from the Ohio Fire Academy and his teaching license from Kent State University . Mr. Kastor lives in North Canton and enjoys being with his family and golfing.

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