FIREĀ 0100. Firefighter I Academy

Units: 16
Prerequisite: Completion of FIRE 0001 and HSCI 0002 with grades of "C" or better, possession of a current Emergency Medical Technician certificate, and submission of a physician's physical verification, including a spirometry test
Corequisite: concurrent enrollment in KIN 0097
Advisory: Completion of FIRE 0099 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 546.5 (167 lecture, 379.5 laboratory)
Designed for entry level firefighters. Approved by the California State Board of Fire Services and Fire Marshal's Office. When combined with a specified experience component leads to state certification as a Firefighter I. Includes: fire behavior, control techniques, ground operations, hazardous materials, incident command system, auto extrication, salvage operations, and wildland fire behavior/control. Certificate of Completion issued with grade of "C" or better in both FIRE 0100 and KIN 0097. Physically demanding program. Materials fee required. (not transferable)

Fire Technology

http://catalog.sierracollege.edu/departments/fire-technology/

The Fire Technology program prepares students for a career in the fire service and provides educational and training opportunities for employed and volunteer firefighters.