Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 110    Fire Apparatus    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 130; FT 300; or employment as a firefighter
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers various aspects of fire apparatus. Topics include design, typing, specifications, construction, performance capabilities, and maintenance. This course includes principles and techniques for maintaining and operating fire service pumping and other mobile apparatus. The course includes fire service equipment and apparatus troubleshooting; principles and techniques of preventive maintenance; construction and operation of fire service pumps and pump accessories; basic highway operating techniques for fire apparatus; fire apparatus specifications and testing procedures. Also included are warning devices and the utilization of apparatus in fire service emergencies. Effective utilization of equipment on the fireground will be the focus with emphasis on practical applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T05:30PM-08:35PMLECTBACRC MAIN WIN 10419344Textbook

FT 210    Firefighter Academy for the Internship Program    10 Units

Prerequisite: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better; Current EMT Certification in the State of California. BLS Provider or BLS for the Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association; or current American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer). CPR must stay current for the entire internship. The student must meet other Academy requirements including but not limited to; drug screening, background check, purchasing firefighting personnel protective equipment, college GPA of 2.5, physical, physical ability test, respirator fit testing, and a valid drivers license. The students applying for FT 210 must pass a fire interview board to be accepted into the course.
Corequisite: FT 498
Enrollment Limitation: All students must be enrolled in FT 498 to sign up for FT 210.
Hours: 126 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: FT 210 is a Firefighter Academy to provide the techniques and skills to work effectively and safely within the fire environment as well as in the fire department. This Firefighter Academy is CSD Fire Department's Academy (NOT a State Certified Regional Fire Academy). Students that successfully complete this course along with the CSD/CRC Firefighter work experience program (FT 498) are allowed to apply for the State of California Fire Fighter I certification. Topics include indoctrination into the fire service, general maintenance, apparatus and equipment operations, fire control, salvage, fire prevention and public education, fire and arson investigation, rapid intervention crew tactics, physical fitness/wellness, emergency care, and forcible entry. Students may be charged a lab fee for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the use of and maintenance of structural firefighter turnouts and equipment in this course. Students will also be responsible for purchasing other equipment, liability insurance and uniforms. Pass/no pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F04:10PM-10:05PMLECR.HaasOff Campus Off Site 15154Textbook
Sa07:00AM-08:50AMLECR.HaasOff Campus Off Site 15154Textbook
Sa09:00AM-01:50PMLABTBAOff Campus Off Site
Sa03:00PM-07:50PMLABTBAOff Campus Off Site
The Firefighter Internship Training Program class requires Instructor Consent by Permission Number in order to enroll.
For additional information, go to the CRC Fire Technology Program Web site at
http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Areas_of_Study/Careers_and_Technology/Fire_Technology.htm OR e-mail instructor Richard Haas rickhaas@csdfire.com
Saturday class meetings include a 60 minute lunch break. Class held at
Cosumnes Community Services District (CCSD) Fire Department Training Center
10573 East Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95624



FT 304    Fire Behavior and Combustion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the student with theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread and are controlled; an in-depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents and fire control techniques.This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for Fire Behavior and Combustion.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M05:30PM-08:35PMLECG.AppleElk Grove EGA 21015388Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


FT 305    Firefighter Safety and Survival    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces the principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavioral changes throughout the emergency services profession. Emphasis is placed on occupational health and safety of firefighters as well as their personal and organizational accountability. Topics include safety, risk management, medical and fitness standards, industry standards relating to vehicle operation and road scene safety as well as firefighter fatality case studies and analysis. The course emphasizes best safety practices before, during, and after the emergency incident. This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:30PM-08:35PMLECTBAElk Grove EGA 21019338Textbook

Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Fire Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-06:50PMLABA.AvalosCRC MAIN WIN 10614471Textbook
TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14471Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14107Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14109Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14669Textbook
Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14108Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14106Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: May 23, 2018