Fall 2016 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FT 110    Fire Apparatus    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to many aspects of fire apparatus. Students will be acquainted with apparatus design, specifications, and performance capabilities. Emphasis includes effective use of fire apparatus during fire emergencies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Woodward           Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19293 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


FT 301    Fire Prevention Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides fundamental information regarding the history, philosophy, and the goals of fire prevention. Topics include the organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau, use of fire and building codes, fire investigation, and identification and correction of fire hazards. Additional topics include exploring the process of reviewing a building plan, report and record keeping, and the duties and responsibilities of a fire prevention officer.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19294 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


FT 305    Firefighter Safety and Survival    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services profession. Emphasis is placed on occupational health and safety of firefighters and both personal and organizational accountability. Topics include safety, risk management, medical and fitness standards, industry standards relating to vehicle operation and road scene safety, firefighter fatality case studies and analysis. The course emphasizes best safety practices before, during and after the emergency incident.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 16171 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Fire Technology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15979 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15490 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15491 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15466 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2016