Fire Prevention Certificate of Achievement
Effective Fall 2019
This certificate of achievement provides fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention and the organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau. Students will examine the use of codes, the identification and correction of fire hazards, the components of detection and suppression systems, and the relationship of fire prevention with fire safety education. Please note than in order for the student to be certified by state fire training as a FIRE inspector the following courses along with educational experience is needed: http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/training/FireInspector_I
Recipients of the Las Positas College Certificate of Achievement in Fire Prevention will be eligible to apply for positions as firefighter, firefighter/EMT, Seasonal Firefighter, Reserve Firefighter, Student Firefighter or Fire Aide and some Fire Prevention bureaus that do not require SFT fire inspector-1 certification but do require college work in Fire Service Technology with an emphasis on Fire Prevention.
|EMS 30 (Emergency Medical Responder)||3|
|FST 1 (Fire Protection Organization)||3|
|FST 3 (Fire Behavior and Combustion)||3|
|FST 4 (Fire Prevention)||3|
|FST 5 (Fire Protection Systems)||3|
|FST 6 (Building Construction for Fire Protection)||3|
Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure
Use the link below to view Las Positas Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.