Valees
Valley Education for Employment System

Fire Science / EMT

Fire Science Technology is a career pathway that provides a wide range of opportunities within the field of public safety and related science and technology field. High school programs in the VALEES region align with the Fire Science Technology program at Waubonsee Community College.

VALEES member schools offering an approved Fire Science Technology program are:

  • Fox Valley Career Center
  • Indian Valley Vocational Center

Emergency Medical Technician coursework at Fox Valley Career Center also aligns with Waubonsee Community College's EMT Department.

Employment in the fields of Fire Science and EMT covers a wide range of opportunities including firefighters, fire chiefs, first responders, paramedics, and careers in safety.

Career Cruising provides additional career information that will be helpful in planning a career pathway. If you have not yet used Career Cruising, it will be helpful to talk with your school counselor for free access to this valuable online career planning tool.

Early college credit may be earned at Waubonsee Community College if you successfully complete VALEES courses and meet applicable requirements.