Fire Rescue Science Program at Ashland Community and Technical College

Fire Rescue Science

The Fire/Rescue training program offers classes at no cost to Kentucky volunteer fire departments, volunteer rescue squads, volunteer ambulance services, and members of paid departments who have written mutual aid agreements with volunteer departments across the Commonwealth.

Career Path

Most students in the program are already fire fighters. They are seeking to increase their knowledge and skills in order to advance their careers.

Admission Requirements

If a student wishes to pursue a diploma from the Fire/Rescue Curriculum, he/she will be given credit for training taken as a volunteer firefighter from technical college instructors.

Students who seek an associate degree or diploma must enroll at the college and must pay the required fees for registration and core classes.

Program Length

Obtaining an Associate's Degree in Fire Rescue Science may take up to two years of full time study. Students seeking other credentials can complete them in as little as six months.

Credentials Offered




Semester Plan

More Information

Program Brochure 

Mark Hammond
(606) 326-2431

For more information about this program, or specific course requirements for the associate degree, diploma and certificates, go to or contact State Fire/Rescue Training, Area 10 at (270) 534-3446

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