Palomar College Fire Technology Programs

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.

Fire Fighter I Academy Application

All applications are now an online format. please DO NOT submit a hard copy application.

Application DeadlineThursday, October 26, 2017
Physical Ability TestSaturday, October 28, 2017
InterviewsMon/Tues, November 13/14
OrientationFriday, December 8, 2018
First Day Monday, January TBD, 2018
Last DayFriday, May 18, 2018

For those interested in employment as a Firefighter/Paramedic in North County, Palomar College offers testing/hiring list placement for nine participating North County agencies. please see  “Regional Employment Testing” on the drop down menu for more information.  

 

Regional Test Application

All applications are now an online format. please DO NOT submit a hard copy application.

Upcoming Testing Dates

October 21, 2017
January 20, 2018
April 21, 2018
July 21, 2018
October 20, 2018

 

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.