Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this
program, students will 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 Recruit Academy is
for the new hire firefighters from the Area C fire agencies. The
Area C fire agencies include Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena
and other Foothill fire departments for a total of 11 cities
participating. Recruits from these agencies receive uniform
training to assure consistent appplication of fire-fighting practices within the
Area C dispatch commmunites.
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE||UNITS|
|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 120||Verdugo Fire Recruit Academy||16|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||26|
|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)