GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

FIRE ACADEMY
Verdugo Fire Recruit Academy

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
 

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 120 Verdugo Fire Recruit Academy 16
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 26
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)