Fire Professional Firefighter Training Program: Part 3

Sep 22 2020 - May 13 2021


This course builds on the outcomes achieved in FIR 162A and FIR 162B and is designed to further update, improve, and assess the professional skills required by municipal and wildland firefighters. Topics covered include radio communication systems, confined space rescue, first responder operations, emergency medical operations, wildland firefighting techniques, arson investigation, and proper use of ropes and hose. All hours are TBA and focus on achieving the stated student learning outcomes to meet the mandated training requirements put forth by Cal OSHA and the California State Fire Marshal’s Office, State Board of Fire Services.
Prerequisite: Firefighter I certification through the California State Fire Marshal’s Office, State Board of Fire Services or equivalent training through an accredited fire academy or wildland fire training program. This course requires handling live fires and other hazardous conditions. Interested students who are not currently employed as a firefighter should contact the instructor of record for an equivalency evaluation.


College of Record

Lake Tahoe Community College

College Term


Meeting days/times

Various training days throughout the year

Palo Alto FD
250 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

For more information, contact:
Nicole Lara
(408) 229-4244