Protective Services

John Karb, Instructor
Phone: 610-866-8013, ext. 164

Heather Chilcote, Guidance Counselor
Phone: 610-866-8013 (Ext. 196)

An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills required to perform entry-level duties as a police officer, fire fighter, paramedic, and other safety services. The program stresses the techniques, methods, and procedures peculiar to the areas of criminal justice and fire protection, especially in emergency and disaster situations. Physical development and self confidence skills are emphasized due to the nature of the specific occupation(s). In addition to the application of mathematics, communication, science, and physics, students receive training in social and psychological skills, map reading, vehicle and equipment operations, the judicial system, pre-hospital emergency medical care, appropriate emergency assessment, treatment, and communication.

Certification Required- Vocational-intern/Instructional 2600 Certification Method- Vocational-Instructional (non-degree program) Occupational Competency Area- Protective Services, Occupations Occupational Competency Evaluation- Credential Review/Committee Evaluation