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Thank you for visiting the Palomar College Fire Technology Page. We offer degree and certificate programs in Fire Technology-General and Fire Technology-Emergency Management, as well as a Basic Fire Fighter 1 Academy. Please scroll through the drop-down menu on this page for more information about our programs.

For guides related to education and preparing to become a Firefighter/Paramedic, click on the icons below. 






                          Palomar College’s 53rd Fire Fighter I Academy


Spring 2019 Fire Academy dates

Application DeadlineMonday, October 15, 2018
Physical Ability TestSaturday, October 27, 2018
InterviewsThurs/Fri, November 8 or 9, 2018
OrientationWednesday, November 14, 2018
First Day Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Last DayTBA



Click  for       →    Fire Academy Application

Military veterans may utilize the Post-9/11 GI Bill to cover expenses for tuition, materials fees, books and miscellaneous expenses related to the fire academy and fire technology degree core and elective classes.