Firefighter 1 Academy

SPRING 2019 DATES - Please go to "Forms" Link and complete the Course Interest Form or send your information and questions to "Contact Us".   

Accredited by the California State Fire Marshal's Office

  • Academy Dates: January 9, 2019 - May 10, 2019  -  Course Announcement Pending
  • Application OPEN: August 31, 2018
  • Orientation Date (Non-Mandatory):  Saturday, December 1, 2018, 0900-1300 hours, Rm 2142  (tentative)
    • General Information to all students, academy overview, required purchases, and expectations. 
    • We are attempting to place this on a multimedia platform for those not able to attend and/or from out of the area.
  • Orientation Date (MANDATORY): Saturday, January 5, 2019, 0900-1300 hours, Room 2142
    • Rules & Regulation overview, orientation forms, confirm books, uniforms & PPE issuance.
  • Family members are welcome and encouraged to attend an orientation date listed above.

Certification:  Conforms to standards for certification by the California State Fire Marshal, Board of Fire Services, IFSAC and PRO-Board.  Upon successful completion, the student is eligible for certification as an EMT-I and is academically qualified for state certification as a Firefighter1.  Students completing the program are still required to complete either one-year as a volunteer firefighter or six months as a paid firefighter with a California fire department to be certified as a Firefighter I.  Students will be required to take all portions of the Firefighter I Academy even though they may be EMT I certified or above. 
Pre-Requisites

  1. Students must be 18 years old to participate with EMT clinical training (within the academy).
  2. Concurrent Enrollment in a morning PE 1.34 class (M3581).
  3. FIRTC 1 - Fire Protection Organization (required) - offered during fall 2018, Monday Evenings, 6-8:50 pm, or equivalent (approved by facilitator).
  4. Public Safety First Aid/CPR - Current Am. Heart Assoc.-Healthcare Provider (only).

Orientation General Information:    

  • Time:  0900-1300 Hours
  • Civilian Attire (business casual)
  • No parking decal required after 1800 hours or during weekends (do not park in "staff" or "reserved" parking)

Academy Dates: January 9 to May 10, 2019

  • Academy is Monday through Friday, 0800-1700 hours daily (possible Saturday required make-up tutoring).
  • PE 1.34 is Tuesday & Thursdays, 0600-0715 hours.

Course Location: Marysville Campus; East Lot, 2088 North Beale Road; Marysville CA 95901, Room 2142
hours: 530-749-3879,
fax: 530-749-3874,
office email: cgil@yccd.edu or llandis@yccd.edu ; facilitator email:  dray@yccd.edu

Course Announcement & Fees (approx. $3,000):  Announcement Pending


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