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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

Our Fire Science Program

Program Highlights

  • Experience the thrill of saving lives and fighting fires.
  • Use firefighting vehicles, hoses, Jaws of Life, saws, axes, and rope rescue equipment.
  • Perform lifesaving medical and rescue techniques to provide emergency services to those in need.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for college fire science education and wild land fire certification.

Pathway to These Careers

  • Fire Fighter
  • Arson Investigator
  • Dispatcher
  • Emergency Planning Manager
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Inspector
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Forest Fire Fighter
  • Hazardous Materials Responder
  • Oil Well Fire Specialist
  • Rescue Worker
  • Fire Inspector
  • Wild Land Fire Fighter

Program Length

We have designed this program for students to be able to complete in two years. CAVIT will award a certificate of completion to students who successfully complete the two year program.

Industry Certifications

Students are eligible to sit for industry certifications throughout the course of the program.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 1st and 2nd Place - Firefighting Competition, 2017 AZ SkillsUSA Conference 
  • 1st Place - Community Service Competition, 2017 AZ SkillsUSA Conference
  • 2nd Place - Career Pathways Competition, 2017 AZ SkillsUSA Conference
  • 1st Place - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter, 2017 AZ SkillsUSA Conference