Emergency Services and Safety Management Program

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SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management program prepares you to work in many areas of safety and security, both public and private. If you enjoy variety in your work, can be trusted with confidential information and are analytical, this is the career for you.

Train for a career in Emergency Services & Safety Management at SJVC.

Students Will Learn
Throughout SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management program, students learn:

  • • Cal/OSHA compliance
  • • Illness and injury prevention
  • • CPR & First Aid
  • • Environmental management
  • • Public safety management

Program Outcomes
Graduates of the ESSM program earn an Associate of Science Degree, and can do so in approximately 14 months.

Graduates are eligible for certifications in Healthcare Security and Safety basic; General Industry Safety & Health; Contractor Confined Spaces; First Aid & CPR; PC 832 Laws of Arrest/Firearms; Chemical Agents; Campus Security Officer Certification; Bureau of Security & Investigative Services (BSIS) Guard Card, Firearms.

Well-trained emergency services and safety management (ESSM) personnel are always in demand, and can work in diverse roles such as Community or Campus Security Officer, Armed Alarm Response Agent, Airport Security Officer and Loss Prevention Officer.

On the job, you can expect to:

  • • Conduct employee safety training
  • • Maintain safety records
  • • Develop injury/illness prevention programs
  • • Conduct safety and security inspections

SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management program is in:

Admissions Requirements
Emergency Systems and Safety Management students must not currently be on probation for any offense nor have ever been convicted of a felony. Further, to receive firearm certification, you must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident Alien, must not be prohibited from possessing a firearm under Federal or State laws, and must have an approved handgun and holster.

Accreditation & Approvals
The Emergency Services and Safety Management program is accredited by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and the Bureau of Security and Investigative Service (BSIS).

California POST
1601 Alhambra Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95816-7083
(916) 227-3909 | http://www.post.ca.gov

Bureau of Security and Investigative Service
PO Box 980550
West Sacramento, CA 980550
(800) 952-5210 | http://www.bsis.ca.gov

San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org

San Joaquin Valley College is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). BPPE physical address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; mailing address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818; phone (916) 431-6959; toll free (888) 370-7589; fax (916) 263-1897; website: www.bppe.ca.gov.

If a degree in Emergency Services and Safety Management sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for, please complete SJVC’s Request Information form. An Admissions Advisor will contact you soon to discuss how you can reach your career goals with SJVC.
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