Emergency and Protective Services



Instructor: Mr. Dan Halliday

This course provides three years of classroom and practical experience for entrance into the field of public safety via in-depth training to perform duties as a police officer, fire fighter, emergency medical technician, and other public safety-related careers. The application of math, English, communications, science, and physics is demonstrated throughout the course. Students receive training in social and psychological skills, vehicle and equipment operations, the judicial system, pre-hospital emergency medical crew, fire prevention and control, hazardous materials, and emergency management.

The Emergency Services program provides an excellent foundation from which to pursue college and ultimately a career in public safety.

Uniform Requirements:

  • EMS Class Shirt (2) – Ordered through the school
  • Navy blue EMT Style or cargo pants/BDU
  • Black EMT/Tactical Boots
  • Watch with a second hand

Career Potential Upon Completion of the Program:

  • First Responder
  • Dispatcher
  • Security Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Fire Alarm Maintenance




Career Potential with further Education and Training:

  • Firefighter
  • Industrial equipment parts/sales
  • State Police Officer
  • Sheriff
  • Federal Agent
  • Paramedic
  • Police Investigator
  • U.S. Marshall
  • Risk Management Consultant
  • Public Safety Administrator

Nondiscrimination Policy


The Greene County Career & Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs or activities. Career and Technical Education program offerings include: Automotive Collision and Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Building and Construction Occupations, Computer Networking Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Emergency and Medical Services, Health Assistant, Precision Machining, Welding and Licensed Practical Nursing (adults only). Admission to the programs depends upon availability and class size and sending school districts criteria. Inquires may be directed to the Greene County Career and Technology’s Title IX Coordinator/Assistant Director, Katie Sleasman at [email protected] or the Section 504 Coordinator/Executive Director, Mark Krupa at [email protected]. Inquires can also be sent to 60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA 15370 or you may call 724-627-3106.