Welcome to the Palomar College Fire Technology Website.
We offer associates degrees in Fire Technology general and Fire Technology emergency management. We also offer a Fire Fighter 1 Basic Academy, which is accredited by the California State Fire Marshal and is Pro Board and IFSAC compliant. Please navigate through the drop-down menu on this page for information on our Fire Technology programs. Our fire fighter academy is in its 27th year and has produced more than one thousand graduates.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Post- 9/11 GI Bill is approved for use toward Palomar College Fire Fighter I Academy and Fire Technology degree programs (tuition, book stipend and materials fees).
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DATES FOR FALL, 2017 FIRE ACADEMY 52:
Thursday, June 1, 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE
Monday, June 19, 2017 PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST
Thurs./Fri., June 22/23, 2017 ORAL INTERVIEWS
Friday, June 30 ORIENTATION
Monday, August 21, 2017 FIRST DAY
Thursday, December 14, 2017 LAST DAY
Palomar College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and
Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges,
(10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949).