Middle Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection

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As a qualified professional, you will be able to intervene operationally in emergencies caused by events or catastrophes caused by various risks (natural, man-made and technological) in both rural and forest and urban environments, carrying out control activities, extinction of agents causing events (fire and water, among others). The cycle in Emergencies and Civil Protection also trains you for the rescue, salvage and care of people affected by events.

Why enrol in UNIVERSAE's online Middle Degree in Emergencies and Civil Protection?

Professional opportunities of the Middle Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection

Forest and/or airport firefighter

<p>You require a profile to be able to act in situations of emergency, accidents or disasters. Stand out functions of prevention and extinction of fire within the enclosure of the airports. The Average Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection prepares you to be able to access this job. </p>

forest fire watcher

<p>Is the person in charge to monitor thoroughly the assigned area, so that it can immediately detect the possible forest fires that occur. Some of the features that you must have are having a good view, be in physical form and have good capacity to maintain attention and concentration that the job requires.</p>

Municipal and provincial services firefighter

<p>Has as its mission to always be vigilant and attentive to attend and collaborate in the service of emergency or disaster in which the life or property of the community are in danger. It is a branch within the professions of the Average Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection and depend on the Autonomous Community in which they perform their activity. </p>

Firefighter of other services in public entities

<p>Play activities learned in the area of Emergencies and Civil Protection, such as providing information about the correct security measures, the steps to be followed during emergency situations. Can perform information visits to educational institutions to teach the little ones about how to act in case of emergency.</p>

Private company firefighter

<p>This position is required in companies such as industrial parks, nuclear power plants or large complexes. It requires a profile that can take on the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the people and heritage of the institution in which they work. Acts extinguishing fires, minimizing injury and damage and to take measures for the prevention of risks of explosion and fire.</p>

Autonomous community services firefighter

<p>Being a post-dependent of each autonomous community, the set functions will vary in relation to the offer set. In addition to the activities of rescue and fire fighting, performed advice and information for citizens. The Technician in the Emergency and Civil Protection is trained to perform this function.</p>

Firefighter services consortium and/or joint

<p>This body is built by the Provincial government of each autonomous community and its municipalities. Ensures the protection of persons and property within the territory, against any accident as a result of any risk that may occur. May require previous experience or have completed qualifications related to the Average Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection.</p>

Armed Forces Emergency Technician

<p>Works within the body of the Armed Forces, so that it may be accurate to a degree within the branch of Emergencies and Civil Protection. Within their duties shall perform interventions anywhere in the national territory, thus contributing to the welfare and safety of citizens, according to what is established by the Organic Law on National Defence.</p>

Foreman in charge of forest fires extinction

<p>He develops his professional activity in the surveillance and detection of possible forest fires, as well as other situations of danger in the forest environment. Involved in the management of the prevention of risks in your area, collaborating with different operational teams responsible for the natural and rural environment. The average Degree in Emergency and Civil Protection enables you to access the output of work.</p>


Where? Murcia, Spain

We invite you to visit our Higher Institute of Professional Training in Murcia. More than 7,000 m2 of facilities dedicated to the practical preparation of our students. In them you will have state-of-the-art classrooms and workshops, fully equipped with all the necessary materials for you to develop your training cycle in the reality of what your professional future will be.

Higher Institute of Professional Training Murcia

Access requirements

To access a Middle Degree you will have to meet at least one of the following requirements:

Be in possession of the Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) title or an equivalent or higher accreditation for academic purposes.

Be in possession of a Basic Vocational Training qualification (FPB).

Having passed the compulsory modules of an Initial Professional Qualification Program (IPPP).

Be in possession of the title of Auxiliary Technician or equivalent or higher for academic purposes.

Have passed the entrance test for Middle Degree

Having passed the university entrance test for people over 25 years of age.


Middle Degree in Emergencies and Civil Protection

2,000 hours
Maintenance and verification of the operation of the material means used in the prevention of fire risks and emergencies
Operative intervention in urban fire extinguishing media
Operational intervention in salvage and rescue activities
Inspection of establishments, events and installations for the prevention of fires and emergencies
Initial health care in emergency situations
Business and Entrepreneurship
Surveillance and operational intervention in forest fires
Operational intervention in events of natural, technological and anthropic origin
Coordination of emergency teams and units
Psychological support in emergencies
Training and Work Orientation
Training in Work Centers (FCT)


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