Fire Protection Technology

Fire Tech class

 

The fire service is one of the most dynamic employers in the country. This program is designed to provide the student with updated skills and knowledge necessary to complete and successfully apply for fire service careers. The curriculum serves as an in-service program as well as a pre-employment program for students seeking employment or advancement in the profession of fire fighting and fire prevention technology.

Highlights:
  • Up-to-date technical information
  • Field trips to various fire service locations
  • Networking with fire service professionals
Career Options:
  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Plan Check Engineer
  • Fire Officer
  • Chief Fire Officer

Note: some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the Associate Degree level may be required for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is administered through the California Firefighters and is designed to measure the capabilities of firefighting recruits. More information is here

Contact

408-855-5374
beverly.gaitan@wvm.edu

Dean:
Mina Jahan

Admin. Assistant:
Beverly Gaitan

Division Chair:
Janice Morgan

Department Chair:
Dave Rose

Faculty

David Rose
FPT Program Administrator /EMT Program Director, david.rose@wvm.edu
408-855-5387

Rod L. Pavao
rod.pavao@wvm.edu
408-855-5391
fax: 408-855-5461

Brochure

Course Brochure

Degree & Course Descriptions