GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

FIRE ACADEMY
Verdugo Fire Academy

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to discuss the skills required for fire prevention techniques; discuss the aspects of fire behavior; discuss the skills required for fire-fighting tactics and strategy; and discuss the skills required for the use of equipment used in fire protection. The Verdugo Fire Academy is a State Board of Fire Services and California State Fire Marshal's accredited Regional Fire Academy sponsored by Glendale Community College and the Glendale Fire Department. Students receive a variety of California State Fire Marshal certificates upon graduation from the Academy.

This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
 

EMT 139

Introduction to Emergency Medical Services 2
EMT 139; student must be 18 years old prior to the last day of class EMT 140 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) 8
  FIRE 116 Fire Academy I 4
FIRE 116 FIRE 117 Fire Academy II 12
FIRE 117 FIRE 118 Fire Academy III 4
FIRE 118 FIRE 119 Fire Academy IV 12
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 42
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

2011-12 Catalog (unchanged)
2009-10 Catalog (unchanged)