Fall 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FIRE 1500    Firefighter Recruit Academy-Module 1    14-15 Units

Prerequisite: HEED 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the California State Fire Marshal's complete approved Firefighter 1 Academy.
Hours: 137 hours LEC ; 401 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, May 31-Aug 29
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20126 
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MTThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20126 Textbook
MTThF     07:00AM-09:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     10:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-03:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     03:10PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street,Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 01-Dec 16
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20770 Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-03:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20770 Textbook
MTWThF    08:00AM-09:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    10:00AM-10:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-03:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, Fire Station 21, 7641 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 95621. For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District at 916-859-4391.


FIRE 1502    USDA Advanced Academy    7.5-8 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1501
Hours: 130 hours LEC ; 40 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as a team leader. Topics include leadership, fuels management, fire behavior, basic air operations, firing equipment and techniques, and fireline fatalities. This course is presented in a formal academy setting. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1092 prior to October 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Nov 17
MTWThF    07:00AM-10:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20387 
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MTWThF    12:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20387 Textbook
MTWTh     07:00AM-10:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWTh     12:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center website at 916-640-1147 or visit website at R5_WFAP@fs.fed.us

MTWThF    07:00AM-10:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20391 Textbook
MTWThF    12:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20391 Textbook
MTWTh     07:00AM-10:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWTh     12:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center website at 916-640-1147 or visit website at R5_WFAP@fs.fed.us


FIRE 1506    Transitional Fire Academy    11.5-13.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the transitional firefighter academy AND successful completion of a California State Fire Training accredited fire academy or lateral transfer from a full-time career fire department
Hours: 140 hours LEC ; 300 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 urban fire agency. Topics include indoctrination into a particular fire department, 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. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 14-Aug 29
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20251 
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MTThF     12:40PM-05:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20251 Textbook
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     12:40PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 08
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7am to 5:30pm. Any changes to schedule will be announced by instructor. Classes will be held at the Sacramento Fire Department Training Division at 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Dec 08
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20640 Textbook
MTThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20640 Textbook


FIRE 1570    Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190)    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 8 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfires and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. Topics include fire behavior factors affecting the start and spread of wildland fires, and weather conditions. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 08-Sep 08
Th        08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20760 
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Th        12:40PM-04:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20760 Textbook
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1622    Incident Command System (I-300)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: FIRE 1621
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 6 hours LAB
Description: Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) provides expanded description and detail of the organization and operation of the Incident Command System, management of resources, position descriptions (including the Air Operations organization), and essential principles for incident and event planning. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1053 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 05-Oct 07
WThF      08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20749 
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WThF      01:10PM-03:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20749 Textbook
WThF      03:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1723    Professional Training for Fire Service Personnel    7.5-9.75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of a State of California Fire Marshal approved Firefighter 1 academy
Hours: 114 hours LEC ; 186 hours LAB
Description: This course provides current knowledge and techniques needed to maintain and improve fire service skills. It meets mandatory state and local training requirements. Topics may include fire service administration, suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, wellness and fitness, rescue, leadership/management, and command and control. This course was formerly listed as SFD and SMFD 1104 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 09-Nov 10
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20761 
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MTThF     12:40PM-04:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20761 Textbook
MTThF     08:00AM-11:20PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-04:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     08:00AM-11:20AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-04:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1760    Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational (LARRO)    1.25 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of a State of California Fire Marshal approved Firefighter 1 academy.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the techniques and methods for using rope, webbing, hardware friction devices, and litters in low angle rescue situations. Areas covered include rope and related equipment, anchor systems, safety lines, stretcher lashing and rigging, mechanical advantage systems, and single line and two line rescue systems. This course is formerly known as CDF 1044, FJPA 1044, SFD 1044, and SMFD 1044. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 12-Oct 14
WThF      08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20763 
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WThF      12:40PM-04:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20763 Textbook
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1761    Rescue Systems 1    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course provides rescue professionals with the level of knowledge to perform urban search and rescues. Topics include: team organization, rescue, and environmental considerations, use of ropes, knots rigging and pulley systems, descending, rappelling, and belaying tools and techniques, subsurface rescue techniques, use of cribbing, wedges, cutting/prying and hydraulic tools, use of fire service ladders in specialized rescue situations, and day and night simulated rescue exercises. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 17-Oct 21
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20764 
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M         01:10PM-03:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20764 Textbook
M         03:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TWThF     08:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TWTh      01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
F         12:40PM-04:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1766    River and Flood Water Rescue    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 5 hours LEC ; 11 hours LAB
Description: This course is intended for the training of fire service personnel in water rescue techniques. Topics include swift water rescue, submerged vehicles, drowning, use of engine/truck company equipment for water rescue, use of rafts and boats, and underwater search and recovery. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1079 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Oct 25
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20766 
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M         01:10PM-02:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20766 Textbook
M         02:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
T         01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1800    Firefighter Training (S-130)    2 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1570
Hours: 35.5 hours LEC
Description: This course provides new firefighters with basic wildland firefighting skills. It also provides the knowledge needed to identify basic weather conditions, topography, fuels, and their effect on fire behavior. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 01-Sep 02
TWThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20768 
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TWTh      12:40PM-04:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20768 Textbook
F         12:40PM-04:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20768 Textbook
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1807    Advanced Firefighter Training (S-131)    .5 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1800
Hours: 8 hours LEC
Description: This course provides advanced training in wildland firefighting skills with an emphasis on safety and tactics. This is suggested training for firefighters who wish to become qualified at first level supervisory positions. This course also meets the training requirements for Advanced Firefighter/Squad Boss and Incident Commander Type 5. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1067 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Sep 06
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20759 
Textbook
T         12:40PM-04:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20759 Textbook
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, Room 111, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016