The Fire Protection Technology program at Amarillo College offers cost-effective and comprehensive training that meets the most stringent regulatory standards. The program meets or exceeds requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection Standards, The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Job opportunities are available in small or large municipal fire departments, fire protection districts, or industrial, airport and even national forest fire departments. Depending on the level of continued education achieved, career paths can include: fire building inspector, arson investigator, occupational safety and risk manager, and more.
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