Palomar College Fire Technology Programs




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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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

TBD                                                       GRADUATION


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).

Last modified on July 16, 2017