Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FIRE 1500    Firefighter Recruit Academy    19.5-20 Units

Prerequisite: FT 200 or PMED 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the California Fire Marshal's complete approved Firefighter 1 Academy.
Hours: 215 hours LEC ; 435 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the knowledge necessary to assume the role of firefighter with the ability to work effectively and safely with the fire environment as well as within a company in the fire department in all functions of that company. Topics include indoctrination into the fire service, general maintenance, apparatus and equipment operations, fire control, wildland firefighting, emergency vehicle operations, salvage, fire prevention and public education, fire and arson investigation, rapid intervention crew tactics, vehicle extrication, physical fitness/wellness, emergency care, and forcible entry. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1090 prior to September 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 02-Nov 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20267 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 02-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20269 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/


FIRE 1626    Fire Command 1C: I-Zone Fire Fighting For Company Officers    2 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1200,1052
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses the various aspects of I-Zone fire fighting. Emphasis is on the management and decision-making process required for successful command in the urban-interface environment. Topics include wildland fire environment, Incident Command System, I-Zone operational principals, safety, and survival. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1203 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 07
MTWThF    08:00AM-04:50PM LEC J.Mackensen           TBA TBA                 20302 
Textbook
For enrollment information please visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


FIRE 1671    Fire Investigation 1B, Techniques of Fire Investigation    2 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1670
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course expands on specific topics encountered by the fire investigator. These topics include detailed information on motives of fire setters; conducting a post blast scene; the investigation of a fire death; the recognition, collection, and preservation of evidence; interviewing and interrogation of witnesses and suspects; and the effect of a building's construction on the spread of fire. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1241 prior to September 2010. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 07
MTWThF    08:00AM-04:50PM LEC J.Konefal             TBA TBA                 20306 
Textbook
For enrollment information please visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012