H.E.A.T.'s Fire Science Classes are composed of the standard curriculum approved by the State of Florida Board of Fire Standards and Training
This curriculum is designed to cover basic factors involved in coping with a fire department emergency, and determining the best use of available resources in protecting lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation, and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of his or her proposed incident action plan.*
Designed to assist Fire Officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today’s ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of Fire Department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communications, motivation, and group dynamics.*
The curriculum in this course is designed to Provide the foundation of the investigation of fires. It will assist in the determination of the origin and cause of a fire. Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction, ignition sources, fire patterns and scene reconstruction.
To register, please call Tina Palermo at 561-291-6488
H.E.A.T. has affiliation agreements to accept fire courses. Each college has their own policies to accept credits. We currently have affiliation agreements with Braxton College and Columbia Southern University . Contact us if you wish to apply your classes toward a degree.
*Students may select the course and pay on-line. An email will be sent with directions on how to sign into the course. All classes are self-paced with open enrollment. Students will have 30 days to complete the course in its entirety, and will receive a certificate of completion once finished. Each course requires a text book which is not included in the cost of the course. Refunds must be requested by email and will be made if the student has spent less than two hours logged into the course.