Protective Services Academy

Full-Day Senior Only & Adult Program – 1080 hrs
Campus: Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center | CIP Code: 43.9999
Instructor: Deborah Currinder
Instructor: William Hall
Instructor: John Sweigart

*Please note that the OPEN HOUSE on 11/16/2017 for the Protective Services Academy will meet at our Mount Joy Campus*

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for a professional public safety career, immediate employment, or further education.

Program Goals

All Protective Services students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Experience the thrill and pride of saving lives and protecting the community.
  • Use the latest technology and equipment available by operating fire engines, ambulances, Segways, and more!
  • Engage in lifesaving emergency medical treatment, firefighting/rescue techniques, and law enforcement operations.

Employment Opportunities

  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • Forest Firefighter
  • Forest Fire Inspector
  • Municipal Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Emergency Services Telecommunicator
  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Room Technician
  • Emergency Communications Dispatcher
  • Corrections Officer
  • Industrial/Private Security Specialist
  • Local/State/Federal Police Officer
  • Military Police Officer
  • Probation and Parole
  • Retail Security Specialist
  • EMT-B