Fire Technology and EMT
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.
Can earn an associates in science degree (AS)
- Gain up to date technical information
- Take field trips to various fire service locations
- Network with fire service professionals
How about one of these exciting Fire Tech courses?
Fire Tech Agility
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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
Many students choose to be a part of our EMT "program" which are three courses of 8.0 units over the same semester:
- FPT 065 (EMT Theory/Lecture)
- FPT 065L (EMT Lab)
- FPT 065C (EMT Clinical
The prequesite for the program is the American Health Association BLS for Healthcare Provider (CPR) class. This is offered as HOC 002 at Mission College and is a one day course.
Some of our Fire fighters have found that some classes in our nursing program could be of some use.
Get hands-on training, real-world experience, learn from industry professionals and gain skills to get you hired.
- 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.
Thanks for your interest in a class at Mission College!