Fire & Emergency Services/Firefighting Mr. LaPrad

About the Program

This course addresses the essential components needed for fire and emergency services: firefighting, emergency medical responder, and public safety communications. Students will explore career options, interagency communications, medical services, and basic firefighting services.

Courses & Credits

Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
Essentials of Fire & Emergency Services
Applications of Firefighting
Embedded Credit: Math


Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services Dept. for training activities based on practical exercises.


Mr. Gary LaPrad
  • Retired Fire and EMS Captain Roanoke (Virginia) Fire and EMS Department
  • National Fire Academy Instructor Certification
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Fire Programs Associate Instructor
  • AHA BLS First Aid/CPR Instructor
  • Bachelor of Business Administration from Roanoke College in Salem, VA
  • Master of Education from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA
  • High School Math Instructor- VA


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