Spring 2013 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, Jan 07-May 20
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20220 
Textbook
MTThF     01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20220 Textbook
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA will meet on Saturday and Sunday for a total of 20 hours, times to be announced by instructor

For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/


FIRE 1520    Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1A    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Valid Class B California Drivers License
Hours: 20 hours LEC ; 20 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide information on driver techniques for emergency vehicles and techniques of basic inspection and maintenance of emergency vehicles, including actual driving exercises under simulated emergency conditions. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1260 prior to October 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 04-Mar 08
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20606 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/



FIRE 1521    Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator IB     1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Valid Class B California Drivers License
Hours: 10 hours LEC ; 30 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the theory, methods and techniques for operating fire service pumps. Subjects include: types of pumps, engine and pump gauges, maintenance, unsafe pumping conditions, pressure relief devices, cooling systems, water supplies, drafting, field hydraulics and pumping operations. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1261 prior to October 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 15-Apr 19
MTWThF    08:00AM-09:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20604 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/



FIRE 1650    Training Instructor 1A    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 23.5 hours LEC ; 16.5 hours LAB
Description: This is the first of a three-course series. Topics include methods and techniques for training in accordance with the latest concepts in career education; selecting, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching cognitive lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learning efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations. Two (2) student instructor teaching demonstrations are required of all. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 18-Mar 22
MTWThF    08:00AM-12:20PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20444 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:50PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/



FIRE 1651    Training Instructor 1B    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1650
Hours: 20 hours LEC ; 20 hours LAB
Description: This is the second of a three-course series. Topics include methods/techniques for training with the latest concepts in career education; selecting, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching psychomotor lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learning efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 08-Apr 12
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20446 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/



FIRE 1652    Training Instructor 1C    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1650 and 1651
Hours: 22.5 hours LEC ; 17.5 hours LAB
Description: This is the third of a three-course series. Topics include methods and techniques for developing lesson plans, ancillary components, and tests in accordance with the latest concepts in career education. This course offers the opportunity to develop, receive feedback, and finalize instructional materials, and deliver a teaching demonstration. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, May 20-May 24
MTWThF    08:00AM-12:20PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20448 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:40PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/



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. Per California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Title 22, and agency requirements, this course may be taken multiple times for credit. This course was formerly listed as SFD and SMFD 1104 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 01-May 31
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19851 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District at 916-566-4400.



FIRE 1860    Physical Fitness for Fire Service Personnel    1.5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 13 hours LEC ; 130 hours LAB
Description: This course is a physical fitness course for employed firefighters. It includes fire service wellness initiatives, cardiovascular and muscular fitness, safety and proper usage of exercise equipment, joint flexibility, hydration, nutrition and weight control, cardiac risk factors, and sleep disorders. As a mandated occupational requirement, this course may be repeated annually by firefighters. This course was formerly listed as FITNS 341 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 01-May 30
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20199 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.



Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013