Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



Back to Previous Page

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, Jul 01-Dec 15
MTWThF    08:00AM-09:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20341 
Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 31-Dec 15
MTWThF    08:00AM-09:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    11:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    12:40PM-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 or email lipps.dana@metrofire.ca.gov >


FIRE 1501    USDA Basic Academy    6.5-7 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the US Forest Service firefighter program.
Hours: 99 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as a skilled Wildland Firefighter. Topics include physical fitness, wellness, nutrition, first responder medical, fire prevention, maps, compass, fire line construction, hand tool use, communications, leadership, and firefighter skills. The academy is presented in a formal setting. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1091 prior to October 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 23-Nov 17
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20733 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20733 Textbook
Classes will meet 8am to 5pm at 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. Class times may vary to be announced by the instructor. 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    08:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


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 23-Nov 17
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20735 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20735 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-08:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    09:30AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will meet 7am to 5pm at 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. Class times may vary to be announced by the instructor. 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

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017