Minimum of 80% is required on all core classes and final examinations.
Students who fail to achieve the required 80% minimum will be issued
a failing grade.
Core Examinations: PPE, SCBA. Hose. Ladders. Rope and Knots, Haz-Mat
One retest is provided for core classes. No retest is given for
the final examination.
Upon notification of a failure to pass a core class, students must
contact a Field Coordinator within 3 days to schedule a retest date
and time. The retest date and time is dependent upon availability
of facilities and staff.
Students must maintain an average of 80% or better on all quiz scores.
Students falling below the 80% average will be placed on Academic
probation. Students will have the next three quizzes to raise their
average to the required 80%. The 80 standard must be maintained.
If the 80 average is not maintained the student will receive an
academic withdrawal from the Academy.
Practical Skills Testing
Scoring on the practical skills is "Pass/Fail". After
being informed of the reason for the failure, students will be provided
thirty minutes for self-review before performing a retest. Failure
to obtain a "Pass" on the retest will result in Academic
probation. Student must contact a Academy Director within 3 days
to schedule a retest date and time. The retest date and time is
dependant upon availability of facilities and staff. Failure to
obtain a "Pass" on the Academy Director retest will result
in an academic withdrawal from the Academy.
Students will be evaluated on the following skills: SCBE, PPE, Ropes,
Ladders, Hose, Gurney.
No student will be allowed to graduate if:
a. They miss more than 5% of the Academy Core Classes.
b. They miss more than 10% of the total Academy hours.
The academy meets one night a week for 4 hours and approximately
every other Saturday for 8 hours.