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Fire Technology – Emergency Management

Training to meet the requirements mandated by the California Office of State Fire Marshal for Certified Fire Fighter I.  Covers fire ground procedures, tactics, strategy, safety methods, fire dynamics, equipment usage and deployment, and subject material pertaining to the role of fire fighters within the fire services.

Prepares students for career in Emergency Management


Associates Degree in Science (AS) / Certificate of Achievement (CA)

To earn a Certificate of Achievement in this program, simply complete program requirement courses and applicable electives listed below. To earn an Associate’s Degree in this program, complete the program requirements and applicable electives below and the Associate Degree General Education requirements found here.
CourseUnitsFace-To-Face at ESCOnlinePre-Req
Program Requirements
FIRE 100: Fire Protection Organization3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 115: Hazardous Materials I3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 120: Building Construction for Fire Protection3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 131: Emergency Preparedness3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 132: Fundamentals of Emergency Management3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 133: Disaster Mitigation3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 142: Fire Ethics3Spring 20, Fall
Electives (Select 12 Units)
FIRE 51: Fire Academy Preparation 2
FIRE 71: Trench Rescue0.5
FIRE 72: Swiftwater Rescue0.5
FIRE 98: Fire Service Skills0.5 - 5
FIRE 101: Firefighter Safety3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 118: Fire Prevention Technology3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 130: Fire Protection Equipment and Systems3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 145: Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy3
FIRE 151: Fire Fighter I Academy20
FIRE 152: Driver Operator Academy4.5
FIRE 160: Wildland Fire Control I3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 165: Fundamentals of Fire Protection Chemistry3Spring 20, Fall 20
FIRE 168: Volunteer Fire Fighter Academy4
FIRE 175: Fire Command IA2.5
FIRE 180: Fire Prevention IA2.5
FIRE 176: Fire Command IB2.5
FIRE 181: Fire Prevention IB2.5
FIRE 185: Fire Management I2.5
FIRE 190: Fire Investigation IA2.5
FIRE 193: Fire Instructor IA2.5
FIRE 194: Fire Instructor IB2.5
FIRE 197A: Fire Technology General Topics0.5 - 5
FIRE 197B: Fire Technology Command Topics0.5 - 5
FIRE 197C: Fire Technology Field Topics0.5 - 5
Total Units 33

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