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.Class XVI Logo

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 October.

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.

Verdugo Fire Academy
Glendale Community College
1500 North Verdugo Road,
Glendale, California 91208
818-240-1000 ext. 5749

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