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
Technology, 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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CAL Fire/San Luis Obispo County Fire
"Enrolling in the Fire Academy at Hancock was the best decision of my life. I am receiving an amazing education from instructors who have hundreds of years of experience combined. We are able to apply what we learn inside the classroom to real world applications by using the complex's state-of-the-art facilities. There is no doubt in my mind, I will be as prepared as possible to hit the ground running with a fire department after I graduate."
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Video: Fire Academy cadet Brent considers AHC a "step above" other academies.