Thank you for taking the time to visit the Verdugo Fire Academy at Glendale Community College. The connection to the firefighters of tomorrow. The Verdugo Fire Academy is a State Accredited Regional Training Program and is a partnership between the Glendale Fire Department, Glendale Community College, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
The Basic Fire Academy is currently offered as an extended program on Thursday nights and weekends to allow working students to attend. Class XVIII will graduate on January 9th with 42 cadets. Class XVIII started on the 8th of January 2015. We will be taking applications for Class XX in the near future.
Graduates of the program will receive the California State Fire Marshal's approved firefighter 1 curriculum, which includes 900 hours of both academic and hands-on training. The successful graduate will earn their basic firefighter 1 training record and several certifications approved by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Monthly information meetings for our program are held on the first Thursday
of every month at 7 p.m. at Glendale Community College at 1500 Verdugo Road
in Glendale, in the Aviation and Art Building, Room AA 108.
For more information please contact Mirna Najera at 818-240-1000 ext. 5906.