Spring 2014 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, Nov 04-Apr 11
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19987 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes hours will vary and meet 10-40 per week Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7am to 5:40pm. Class schedule to be given to students by instructor on first day of class. Any changes to schedule will be announced by instructor, 44 hours TBA to 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, Jan 06-May 30
MWTh      07:00AM-09:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20347 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20347 Textbook
MWTh      10:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MWTh      01:10PM-04:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
> Classes hours will vary and meet Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7am to 5:00pm, there will be 44 hours to be announced by instructor, class schedule to be given to students by instructor on first day of class. Any changes to schedule will be announced by instructor. Classes will be held the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District-Station 21, 7641 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 95610. For enrollment information please call (916) 475-1660 or visit the California Fire & Rescue Training Authority, Sacramento website at www.fireandrescuetraining.ca.gov/


FIRE 1505    Fire Inspector Academy    10-13 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 238 hours LEC ; 14 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the basic knowledge and skills to perform as a Fire Inspector I. Topics include personal safety, fire behavior and extinguishment theory, fire protection water systems, protection systems, portable extinguishers, fire alarm systems, code enforcement, citations, inspection programs report writing and emergency vehicle operations. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1074 prior to October 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 03-May 01
MTWTh     08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20716 
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MTWTh     01:10PM-04:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20716 Textbook
TWTh      08:00AM-10:10AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20716 Textbook
TWTh      10:20AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TWTh      01:10PM-04:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information contact Inspector J. Lee at the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-997-8107.


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, Nov 04-Apr 11
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20072 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes days and hours will vary and meet 10-30 per week Monday to Friday from 7am to 5:40pm. There will be six different weeks you will not attend to be announced by instructor, class schedule to be given to students by instructor on first day of class. 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.


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

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 6 hours LEC
Description: This course provides fire behavior familiarization to promote safe and effective control of wildland fires. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1055 prior to November 2010. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 24-Jan 24
F         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20439 
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F         01:10PM-03:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20439 Textbook
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6592.


FIRE 1600    Hazmat First Responder Operational    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the basic strategies involving potential exposure to hazardous materials. This course also covers how to detect hazmat substances, consult references for information, and implement operational procedures. This course was formerly listed as FIRE,CDF,FJPA,SFD,and SMFD 1068 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jan 10
TThF      08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20378 
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TThF      01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20378 Textbook
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6592.


FIRE 1672    Fire Investigation 2A    2 Units

Prerequisite: FIRE 1671
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course provides information on how to investigate, apprehend, and convict arsonists. It focuses heavily on legal case preparation. Topics include interviewing and interrogating suspects, search and seizure, warrants, courtroom demeanor, and working with the district attorney's office. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1242 prior to September 2010. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-Feb 21
TWThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Konefal             TBA TBA                 20386 
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TWThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LEC J.Konefal             TBA TBA                 20386 Textbook
For enrollment information please call Joe Konefal at 530-647-6059 or email jkonefal@pacbell. Class to be held at Diamond Springs Fire Station 49, 501 Main Street (Hwy 49) in Diamond Springs, CA 95619./


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, Jun 01-May 31
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 13269 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District at 3012 Gold Canal Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Students must attend approximately 5 - 6 hours per week. Class hours are in a variable format from 240-300 hours. For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District at 916-566-4400.


FIRE 1760    Low Angle Rescue    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of a State of California Fire Marshal approved Firefighter 1 academy.
Hours: 16 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 was formerly listed as CDF,FJPA,SFD and SMFD 1044 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 17-Apr 18
ThF       08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20677 
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ThF       01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20677 Textbook
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1761    Rescue Systems    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of a State of California Fire Marshal approved Firefighter 1 academy.
Hours: 4 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, environmental considerations, use of ropes, rappelling, tool identification, and day and night rescue techniques. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1270 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 21-Apr 25
M         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20642 
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TWThF     08:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


FIRE 1766    Water Rescue    .25-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Completion of a State of California Fire Marshal approved Firefighter 1 academy.
Hours: 44 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This course provides water rescue methods used by first responders in water emergency incidents. Topics include hydrology, water safety, rope rescue, boat rescue, personal safety techniques, and shore based rescue techniques. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1079 prior to April 2011. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 21-Mar 25
F         07:00AM-09:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20443 
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MT        07:00AM-09:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20443 Textbook
F         10:00AM-12:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
F         01:10PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MT        10:00AM-12:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MT        01:10PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6592.


FIRE 1803    Rapid Intervention Crew Tactics    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 5 hours LEC ; 19 hours LAB
Description: This course provides essential basic training components for all structural firefighters to operate as members of a Rapid Intervention Crew. Topics include identifying causes of firefighter injuries and fatalities at structure fires, describing and preventing common fire ground errors that have caused injuries or fatalities, demonstrating self-survival knowledge and techniques, demonstrating and applying firefighter rescue and self-survival techniques. This course was formerly listed as FIRE 1050 prior to April 2011. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-Mar 07
W         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20441 
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W         01:10PM-02:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20441 Textbook
W         02:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
ThF       08:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
ThF       01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


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

Prerequisite: None.
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. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Jan 23
Th        08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20440 
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Th        01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20440 Textbook
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6592.


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. This course was formerly listed as FITNS 341 prior to April 2011. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 01-May 31
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 13453 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will be held at Sacramento Fire Department at 2409 Dean Street, McClellan, CA 95652. Students must attend approximately 1-2 hours per week. Class hours are in a variable format from 55-143 hours. For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014