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Emergency Management

Training to meet the requirements mandated by the California Office of State Fire Marshal for Certified Fire Fighter I.  Covers fire ground procedures, tactics, strategy, safety methods, fire dynamics, equipment usage and deployment, and subject material pertaining to the role of fire fighters within the fire services.

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Program Requirements  
FIRE 100Fire Protection Organization 3
FIRE 115Hazardous Materials I3
FIRE 120Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE 131Introduction to Emergency Management3
FIRE 132Disaster Response and Recovery3
FIRE 133Disaster Mitigation3
FIRE 142Fire Ethics3
Total Units21
Elective Courses (Select 12 Units)
FIRE 51Fire Academy Preparation2
FIRE 101Firefighter Safety3
FIRE 118Fire Prevention Technology3
FIRE130Fire Protection and Equipment3
FIRE 151Fire Fighter I Academy20
FIRE 160Wildland Fire Control I3
FIRE 165Fundamentals of Fire Protection Chemistry3
Total Units12
Total Units (Program Requirements and Electives33