Fire Technology Certificate (21400.CT)

School of Allied Health and Public Safety

The Fire Technology Program is composed of three goal areas: an Associate Degree and /or Certificate of Achievement, Fire Fighter I Academy, and professional growth. With successful completion of the AS or Certificate program, a fire academy, and possession of an EMT certification, the student will possess the basic qualifications for entry level fire service application at most fire prevention and suppression departments.

A Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology will be awarded upon the satisfactory completion of 30 units of course work in this area of study, which must include the first five courses listed for the A.S. Degree in Fire Technology.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Demonstrate effective written communication skills.

B. Demonstrate effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills.

C. At a basic level apply the principles of fire technology.

D. Demonstrate an appreciation of lifelong learning.

E. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and adhere to ethics and compassionate treatment of patients and victims.

F. At a basic level demonstrate the ability to evaluate information and incorporate it into appropriate tasks.

G. At a basic level demonstrate the ability to analyze and solve problems using logical and creative methods.

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Program Requirements:

Program Core: (30 Units)


FIRE-30 Fire Protection Organization


FIRE-31 Fire Behavior and Combustion


FIRE-32 Fire Prevention Technology


FIRE-33 Fire Protection Equipment and Systems


FIRE-34 Building Construction for Fire Protection


Plus 15 additional FIRE units


Total: (30 Units)

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Contact Information


Valerie Albano


(209) 384-6058

School Office



(209) 381-6478

Fire Technology Website