Public Safety I (15101-I)

Copyright: 2019

Virginia Assignment Code: 8700

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

Students perform procedures related to law enforcement and firefighting occupations, including learning the history of the criminal justice system; policing skills; the rule of law; crime scene investigation; the role of the courts; communications systems; first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques; protective devices; the history and fundamentals of the fire service; rescue procedures; and procedures for using personal protective equipment (PPE), the self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), water supply, hoses, and nozzles.

Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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