Early College Fire Science Academy

Butler Community College offers the Early College Fire Science Academy (ECFSA). The ECFSA will allow high school seniors to earn thier Haz Mat and Fire 1 certifications in a consolidated one year program.

  • High School Seniors only.
  • Options to earn certifications before graduating high school
  • Exposure to professionals, instructors, and leaders. The ECFSA gets the opportunity to work with local Fire Departments though the year.
  • GUARENTEED an interview for the Butler Community College Fire Science Residency Program.

Most ECFSA College credit hours will qualify for Career and Technical class  SB155 funding subsidizing tuition costs.

“If a student applied to my agency with these credentials and a proper attitude I would not hire them as a trainee, I would hire them at a higher level of responsibility and pay scale and put them to work” Mr. Chris Davis, Director Butler County Kansas Emergency Communications

“An applicant that has the broad exposure and skill set available through a program like this would definitely get my attention over others.” Chief Steve Moody, El Dorado Fire Department

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Dona Larimer
Administrative Assistant
Butler of El Dorado, 6000 Building
2610 W. 6th Ave.
El Dorado, KS 67042