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Welcome to the Public Safety Institute

The Public Safety Institute at Arizona Western College has many CPR, BLS, EMT and Police Officer training classes.

For more information about this year's registration deadlines contact Lupe Fuentes in the PSI office at (928) 317-6452.

Upcoming Classes

Coming June 24th- July 21st, 2016 - CPR for Healthcare Provider Classes - If you are intersted in a career as an EMT or just need CPR updated, please contact us or call to register: Call PSI 928-317-6452

For more information - Contact Lupe Funtes or download the flyer.

Coming July 8th - 17th, 2016 - ALS - Paramedic Refresher - If you are intersted in a career as an EMT or just need CPR updated, please contact us or call to register: Call PSI 928-317-6452

For more information - Contact Lupe Funtes or download the flyer.

Coming July 29th - 31st - EMT Refresher Course - If you are intersted in a career as an EMT or just need CPR updated, please contact us or call to register: Call PSI 928-317-6452

For more information - Contact Lupe Funtes or download the flyer.

Yuma Fire Academy Coming in August 2016 - If you are intersted in a career as a Firefighter or Firefighter EMT please contact us or call to register: Call PSI 928-317-6452

Applications available 05/16 - 07/14

For more information - Contact Lupe Funtes or download the current flyer.

Coming August 11th, 2016 - EMT Basic at AWC - If you are intersted in a career as an EMT please contact us or call to register: Call PSI 928-317-6452

Applications available 05/16 - 07/14

For more information - Contact Lupe Funtes or download the flyer.

Law Enforcement

Students are attending a state certified police academy and meeting the academic standards and objectives as set forth by the Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training Board.

 

  • Graduates will become eligible for AZ POST Certification
  • Applicants MUST be 21 by the time of graduation
  • First semester starts August-December (Fall) and second semester starts January-May (spring)
  • Applicants may be eligible for financial aid
  • Placement test score must be 80+ for Reading and Sentence Skills
  • Academy meets Thursday and Friday 1800-2200, Saturday and every Sunday 0700-1700

Applications:
Applications are available in the
PSI Building
From April-May
Application Deadline 5/31
For more Information, Please call
(928) 317-6452

Fire

Designed to equip students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for certification as entry-level firefighters. Successful completion with a "B" or higher allows students to sit for the Firefighter 1 and 2 certification examinations as conducted by the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence.

 

  • Physical Agility Testing and Oral Boards are TBA, Notifications will be emailed.
  • Classes Take Place Thursday & Friday 6:00-10:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 7:00am-5:00pm
  • Reading Score Required 80+ or ENG 101
  • All applicants who are accepted to the Fire Academy Program will register to:
    FSC-148 Fire Academy 1,
    EMS-150 Emergency Care,
    and PER-101

Applications:
Applications are available in the
PSI Building
March 01 - May 03
For more Information, Please call
(928) 317-6452

Academy Info

Paramedic

This program is offered for both professionals and community members. Emergency medical classes are available for everything from CPR and first aid to paramedic training. The program offers courses sanctioned by various agencies such as the Arizona Department of Health Services, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, the American Heart Association, and the National Safety Council.

 

For more information about this year's registration deadlines contact Lupe Fuentes.

The Arizona Western College Paramedic program holds a Letter of Review, which is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, but is a status granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

EMT-Basic

Designed to prepare individuals for certification as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Upon successful completion of EMS 152, the student is eligible to take the EMT examination and to apply to the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Emergency Medical Services for certification as an EMT. Criminal history self disclosure required.

Use the following downloads to register for EMT-B program. To ensure all parts of your application are complete please make sure all files for your program(s) are downloaded and turn them in by the registration deadline.

For more information about this year's registration deadlines contact Lupe Fuentes.

EMT Basic

Form/File Name File
Application Checklist Download
Application Download
EMT Guide Download
EMT Flyer 2016 Download
Hold Harmless Agreement Download
Medical Examination Report Download
Medical History Download
Memo of Understanding Download
Personal History Form Download

Contact Info

Phone: (928) 317-6452
Fax: (928) 317-6230
Location: PSI
Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 5:00pm