Spring 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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, Feb 01-Feb 24
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19782 
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MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19782 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center, 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center at 916-640-1147 or email R5_WRAP@fs.fed.us. For additional information may be found at http://www.wfap.net

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 22-Mar 16
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19826 Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19826 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call 916-640-1147 or visit the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center website at http://www.wfap.net.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 29-Mar 23
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19828 Textbook
MTWThF    12:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19828 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    12:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call 916-640-1147 or visit the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center website at http://www.wfap.net.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 21-Apr 13
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19830 Textbook
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19830 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call 916-640-1147 or visit the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center website at http://www.wfap.net.


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, Jan 25-Feb 18
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19821 
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MTWThF    01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19821 Textbook
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    01:10PM-03:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTWThF    04:10PM-05:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center, 3237 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center at 916-640-1147 or email R5_WRAP@fs.fed.us. For additional information may be found at http://www.wfap.net


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, Feb 22-May 06
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20941 
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MTThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20941 Textbook
MTThF     07:00AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
MTThF     01:10PM-05:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


FIRE 1688    California Firefighters Bill of Rights Act (FBOR)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 16 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the California Firefighters Bill of Rights Act (FBOR) enacted in 2008. It is designed for fire management, supervisors and union representatives. Topics include who is covered, employee rights during investigations and interrogations, right to representation, personnel files, financial disclosure, lie detector tests, and locker searches. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-Jan 15
ThF       08:00AM-11:50AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20635 
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ThF       01:10PM-05:00PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20635 Textbook
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, Jun 01-May 31
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19021 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Classes will be held at the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District at 916-566-4406.

TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 19023 Textbook
TBA       TBA             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 1792    FIRE: Safety Officer S-404    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 25 hours LEC ; 5 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to meet the training needs of the fire safety officer position in the incident command system. Topics include: safety officer effectiveness, analysis techniques, safety messages, briefings and reports, and high hazard operations. This course applies to the California Fire Service Training and Education system's certification program. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 11-Jan 13
MTW       08:00AM-12:50PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20626 
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MT        02:10PM-06:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20626 Textbook
W         02:10PM-06:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Class will held at Sacramento Fire Department Training Division, 2409 Dean Street, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information contact the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.


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                 19025 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
For enrollment information please call the Sacramento Fire Department at 916-566-6599.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016