Firefighter/EMT

 
High School credit will be awarded for training for Firefighting and EMT as described below.

1. Option 2 credit earned under this program counts as elective credit.

2. An official transcript or grade report from the Firefighter/EMT course institution will be required at the end of the course to award credits.

3. Firefighter/EMT credit will be recorded on the transcript as a Pass and will not be calculated into GPA or class rank.

Firefighter

1. 5 credits can be earned upon successful completion, and documentation provided, of Firefighter I – 110 hr course, written exam and physical assessment.

2. Students need to arrange for this course through their local fire department.

3. Additional 5 credits can be earned by completion of hours under the Community Service portion of Option 2.

4. Townships that have an Explorer program can receive students as young as 14,
while other townships can start students when they are 16 years old in their Junior Program. Full New
Jersey certification can only be earned by students 18 years and older.

EMT

1. 5 credits can be earned upon successful completion of Emergency Medical Technician certification program.

2. Students need to arrange for this course through their local EMS Squad.

3. Additional 5 credits can be earned by completion of hours under the Community Service portion of Option 2.