Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 130    Fire Company Organization and Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An in-depth review of the operation, organization and planning concepts of today's fire departments. Emphasizes the functions of management including budgeting, time management, delegation, motivation, and discipline. Explores concepts of continuous improvement, team-building, and principles of quality management, relative to fire service operations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC T.Beard              Elk Grove EGA 210        19200 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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 19-Dec 14
F         04:10PM-10:05PM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      15212 
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F         04:10PM-10:05PM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LAB R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site        
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LAB J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site        
Sa        03:00PM-07:50PM LAB R.Haas               Off 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


Sa        03:00PM-07:50PM LAB J.Freeman            Off 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 19-Dec 14
M         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Apple              Elk Grove EGA 210        19201 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 25, 2017