Public Safety Institute Program Listing

EFSC's Public Safety Institute offerings include Associate in Science Degrees, Applied Technology Diplomas, Career and Technical Certificates, College Credit Certificates and more. To learn about our programs, use the links below.

Brevard Police Testing & Selection Center (CJBAT Testing)

  • Initial Testing for Law Enforcement & Corrections Applicants
  • Background Screening for Law Enforcement Applicants Entering the Police Academy
  • Background Checks for Corrections & Fire Fighter Academy Applicants
  • Equivalency of Training Approvals

Criminal Justice

Associate in Science
      • Criminal Justice Technology  
      • Crime Scene Technology

College Credit Certificates (CCC)
Crime Scene Technician 
      • Criminal Justice Technology Specialist

Career and Technical Certificates (CTC) (Formely known as Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates or PSAV until the change to CTC effective with the 2018-19 Catalog)
Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer

Correctional Officer

Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer

Florida Law Enforcement Academy

Public Safety Telecommunication

Other Training & Certifications
      • Advanced & Specialized Training
      • Equivalency of Training Program (Florida Inactive or Out of
        State Officer Certification)
      • Security Guard License

Paralegal Studies

Associate in Science
      Paralegal Studies

Emergency Medical Services

Associate in Science
Emergency Medical Services

Applied Technology Diploma
Emergency Medical Technician

College Credit Certificate (CCC)

Fire Science Technology/Fire Academy

Associate in Science
       • Fire Science Technology

Career and Technical Certificates (CTC)
     • Fire Fighter I/II

Fire Science Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes and Deadlines

Correctional Officer
January 2019 Classes: Apply by Nov. 19

EMT & Paramedic Programs

Application Deadlines:
EMT Spring 2019: Oct. 30, 2018, 4 PM
EMT Summer 2019: Feb. 28, 2019, 4 PM
EMT Fall 2019: July 1, 2019, 4 PM
Paramedic Fall 2019: July 1, 2019, 4 PM

Fire Academy
Spring 2019 Application Deadline: Dec. 4
Fall 2019 Application Deadline: June 14

Law Enforcement Academy/Full-Time
Due to the high demand for training and class size requirements, placement is limited. The first step for applicants is screening through the Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center. Beginning the academy selection process as soon as possible increases the chance of getting into the academy class of choice.
Full-time Academy Start Dates:

January 28, 2019 (Full)
April 29, 2019
July 29, 2019
October 28, 2019

911 Public Safety Telecommunications Academy
We continuously accept applications for upcoming academies

Public Safety programs without a specialized application process follow the College's general admissions process and deadlines.