Fire Technology - Firefighter Academy
The graduate of the certificate program in firefighter academy will:
- Demonstrate the skill set necessary for a successful career in Fire Service, Environmental
Health and Safety, and/or Emergency Medical Services.
- Show knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and codes pertaining to safety
and efficiency in all risk emergencies and scenarios pertaining to fire, safety, and/or
A total of 12 units is required for the certificate.
||Firefighter Academy 1A
||Firefighter Academy 1B
||Note: A grade of “C” or better in both courses is required for certification.
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Fire Academy Student
"I chose the fire technology program at Allan Hancock because of what it can provide for me. It's giving me a step above the other academies and throughout the state. Graduates of this academy have gone on to be the chiefs and the captains that are going to be hiring us, so when we go in for interviews by being able to say that we graduated at this academy they know what we've experienced. Allan Hancock College has provided me with the physical and mental capabilities through the classroom training we do each day and the physical training we do each morning. This academy pushes you to your boundaries and then you begin to work on those weaknesses; your weaknesses then become your strengths so you're actually growing as a person. Allan Hancock has made a difference in my life it's really taught me who I am and where I want to be."
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