Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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
F04:10PM-10:05PMLECK.HubbardOff Campus Off Site 15154Textbook
Sa07:00AM-08:50AMLECR.HaasOff Campus Off Site 15154Textbook
Sa07:00AM-08:50AMLECK.HubbardOff Campus Off Site 15154Textbook
Sa09:00AM-01:50PMLABR.HaasOff Campus Off Site
Sa09:00AM-01:50PMLABK.HubbardOff Campus Off Site
Sa03:00PM-07:50PMLABR.HaasOff 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


Sa03:00PM-07:50PMLABK.HubbardOff 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-08:35PMLECK.HubbardElk Grove EGA 21019338Textbook

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

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: September 19, 2018