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
XVI graduated on January 4th with 41 cadets.
Class XVII started on the 2rd of January 2014.
We are currently taking applications for Class XVIII. Applications
will be accepted for an extended period of time until the deadline in
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.