Public Safety Academy (PSA)

PCCC student helping injured patient in the accident
Public Safety Academy (PSA)
300 Oldham Road
Wayne NJ 07470
Training at Your Facility
Group classes at your
location in fire safety
and EMS are available
upon request.
Call: 973-304-6022
PCCC Public Safety Academy entrance

Firefighter Training

Passaic County Community College’s Public Safety Academy (PSA) is home for firefighter training for Passaic County. 
The PSA offers state-of-the-art training and facilities for firefighting, including an indoor fire-training center and simulator or burn building, used to train both volunteer and career firefighters in keeping our communities safe.

A new burner was recently added to the second floor of the fire simulator. (See photos), plus a sound system will soon be installed as part of the project with over 280 different sounds that can be played while the operations are underway in the building.

PSA facilities also accommodate other learning programs and include:

  • Modern, fully-equipped classrooms
  • labs and computer facilities 
  • a 174-seat auditorium, 
  • an indoor fire-training center and Simulator or burn building.

Degree and Certificate Programs
PCCC offers degree and certificate programs in criminal justice, fire science, and emergency response.

Continuing Education
Non-credit continuing education courses offered at the Public Safety Academy include Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Inspector and Fire Official courses, Uniform Construction Code courses, and Commercial Driver License Training.

Passaic County Public Safety Training
The PSA is also home for the Passaic County Office of Emergency Management. PSA also serves first responder training needs, particularly for the volunteer fire and EMT squads throughout Passaic County