FIRE TECHNOLOGY - FIRE ACADEMY PREPARATION (15 Units) ( Official )
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FIRE TECHNOLOGY - FIRE ACADEMY PREPARATION (15 Units) ( Official )

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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
This certificate program is designed to prepare future firefighters for the academic rigors of a fire academy. Though this certificate does not guarantee admission into a fire academy the program is designed to, (1) meet the course requirements specified by local fire academies, (2) significantly enhance the student's ability to compete for academy positions, (3) increase the student's Probability of success while in the fire academy. Using the knowledge and courses from this program, the student can continue their training to the next level which is the Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective: Summer 2009

Required Units in the Major:    15

Required Courses
  FIRE 110 - INTRODUCTION TO FIRE TECHNOLOGY (3.0 units)
  &
  FIRE 112 - FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE BEHAVIOR AND CONTROL (3.0 units)
  &
  FIRE 115 - FUNDAMENTALS OF PERSONAL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY ACTION (3.0 units)
  &
  FIRE 128 - FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND DETECTION (3.0 units)
  &
  FIRE 142 - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  EMED 101A - EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (5.0 units)
  &
  KINA 037 - POLICE-FIRE AGILITY TRAINING (1.0 units)