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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.
Our Emergency Services and Safety Management students learn:
Courses* taken by our Emergency Services and Safety Management students include:
Advanced Threat Analysis
This course examines the history, current trends, and management of workplace violence. The student will learn how to plan to reduce the risk of such incidents, identifying potential offenders, reacting to intruders and advising employers of proactive policies regarding appropriate legal and moral obligations as per the OSAH General Duty Clause. Domestic and International terrorist groups are identified and their agendas outlined.
Health Care Security and Safety Administration
This course covers the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety curriculum and safety training for security officers. Topics include: Public and community customer relations, self-protection and defense, report preparation and writing, judicial process, courtroom procedures, testimony, criminal and civil law, fire safety and emergency preparedness, hazardous materials and emergency response, and techniques for effective assault management.
This course meets the requirements of Title 19 (Public Safety). This course examines the role of the first responder (peace officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician) in the handling of hazardous materials, as well as the role of all employers in hazardous materials waste operations and emergency response. The student will be familiar with the indicators and warning systems that identify specific types of hazardous materials in order to respond safely and effectively to hazardous materials incidents. The student will demonstrate a clear understanding of the need for safety, isolation and notification when acting as a first responder at the scene of a hazardous materials incident.
*Students will take additional program courses on top of the three listed courses. Courses may vary by program, credential level and campus.
Graduates of the Emergency Services and Safety Management program can earn an Associate of Science Degree in approximately 14 months.
Graduates are eligible for certifications in POST PC 832 Laws and Arrest, POST PC 832 Firearms, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) guard card and armed guard card, Confined Space, OSHA and HAZ MAT.
SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management program is available at the Bakersfield campus.
Our Emergency Services and Safety Management training qualifies graduates for these careers:
Admission to the Emergency Systems and Safety Management program requires:
SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management program is certified by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) to provide instruction.
Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
PO Box 980550
West Sacramento, CA 980550
(800) 952-5210 | http://www.bsis.ca.gov
SJVC’s Emergency Services and Safety Management students receive POST-certified instruction for the following PC-832 courses: Laws of Arrest and Firearms.
California Commission on POST
1601 Alhambra Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95816-7083
(916) 227-3909 | http://www.post.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.
SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8) and Title 5, Division 7.5 – Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations.
Any questions that a student may have regarding the college catalog and/or catalog supplement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Toll free (888) 370-7589
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