Summer 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)

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FT 303    Building Construction for Fire Protection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses the components of building construction that relate to the fire service. Specific focus is on elements of construction and the design of structures that are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, pre-planning fire operations and emergency operations at fires. Topics include wood, masonry, steel, and concrete construction, principles of fire and smoke growth, and fire resistance construction, the relationship between building types and Urban Search & Rescue Team capacity and Wildland/Urban Interface building requirements.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Beaver             FLC MAIN FL4 232         15262 

FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
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 fire technology. Students are advised to consult with the Fire Technology faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
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 their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 16 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Knipp              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      13078 
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course. All students must attend one of the three class orientations which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, June 8, 2010, from 4:45PM-7:15PM in FL1-207; Tuesday, June 22, 2010, from 4:45PM -7:15PM in FL-2-207; or Tuesday, July 20, 2010, from 4:45PM-7:15PM in FL1-207. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at or call 916-337-2755.
6.75 hours TBA.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 14-Aug 06
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       12980 Textbook
6.75 hours TBA

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 29, 2010