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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 I Academy. Please scroll through the drop-down menu on this page for more information about our programs.

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educational pathway

for Fire Fighter/Paramedic

at Palomar College



          Members of Palomar College’s 54th Fire Fighter I Academy at the 2018 San Diego 911 Stair Climb

                                Recruits from the 54th Fire Academy present the academy gift at graduation

Fall, 2019 Fire Academy dates

Application DeadlineWednesday, May 29, 2019
Physical Ability TestTuesday, June 4, 2019
InterviewsMonday/Tuesday, June 17/18, 2019
OrientationSaturday, June 22, 2019
First Day of the AcademyMonday, August 19, 2019

Fire Academy Application

          (Available April 15, 2019)

Physical Ability Test Info

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.