Verdugo Recruit Fire Academy (ND)

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will discuss the skills required for fire prevention techniques; discuss the aspects of fire behavior; discuss the skills required for fire-fighting tactics and strategy; and discuss the skills required for the use of equipment used in fire protection. The Verdugo Recruit Academy is for the new hire firefighters from the Area C fire agencies. The Area C fire agencies include Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena and other Foothill fire departments for a total of 11 cities participating. Recruits from these agencies receive uniform training to assure consistent application of fire-fighting practices within the Area C dispatch communities.

This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

 

EMT 139
Introduction to Emergency Medical Services

3

EMT 139; student must be 18 years old prior to the last day of class

EMT 140

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

8.5

 

FIRE 120

Verdugo Fire Recruit Academy

16

 

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

26

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2014

GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.