Courses For Career Firefighters

In addition to the Fire Academies and course offerings for the degree and certificate programs, the Fire Technology Department provides continuing education opportunities for individuals employed in the fire service. These “In-service” courses center on those developed by the California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES) and Fire Service Training and Education Program (FSTEP). Central to these offerings are those courses that meet the academic requirements to become a certified company officer which include:      

  • All Risk Command Ops
    Fire 270.1: All Risk Command Operations for the Company Officer
  • Wildland Incident Ops
    Fire 270.2: Wildland Incident Operations for the Company Officer
  • Haz Mat IC
    Fire 270.3 Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
  • Fire Management
    Fire 271.1: Human Resource Management for Company Officers
  • Fire Administration
    Fire 271.2: Fire Administration for Company Officers
  • Fire Inspections/Investigations
    Fire 272: Fire Inspections and Investigations for Company Officers
  • Fire Service Instructor
    Fire 273.1: Fire Service Instructor I
  • Intermediate Fire Behavior
    Fire 219: S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior

In addition, the program offers the following classes:

  • Ethics
    Fire 202 Ethical Leadership in the Classroom
  • Driver Operator 1A
    Fire 241 Fire Apparatus Driver Operator IA, Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Driver Operator 1B
    Fire 258 Fire Apparatus Driver Operator IB, Pump Operations


For additional information, call 707-836-2907 or email