DEGREE IN WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING
Will Prepare Students For a career in Wildland
You will learn both basic and advanced concepts, techniques,
skills, and theories on Wildland fire suppression and control.
Included in this program is fire organization, Wildland fire
behavior, and fire safety. This
program will contain five semester long core courses, each worth 3
units, and fifteen
other elective units in NWCG courses. The fifteen electives can come from a long
list of NWCG courses.
Our goal is to start issuing A.S. Degrees
starting in Fall of
2009/2010. I am working with Cal State LA and Cal
Poly on accepting
our AS degree. They are developing a BS Degree in Forestry or Wildland
Firefighting. Below are the NWCG courses being offered
this fall & spring semester. Some of these classes require prerequisites.
You should call the fire technology coordinator to reserve a seat in
B-25a - Wildland Fire Behavior
B-25b - Wildland Fire Safety & Survival
Wildland Fire PIO, Prevention, & Investigation
Wildland Fire Planning, Finance, and Logistics
The following is a list of courses and fees that will be offered at the Olive
Drive Fire Training Facility. To register complete the following two
1. Please mail your check (payable to Bakersfield
College) atten: Fire Tech. Coordinator, Bakersfield College, 1801 Panarama Drive, Bakersfield, Ca.
2. Then click here to have
your name added to the class Roster.
3. Each semester you need to do an update this only takes
3-4 min. click
here to do an update.
4. If you are a new student to Bakersfield College click
here to do an online register. When it ask for your login name and
password, you will type your soc.# and date of birth. If you are
unsure how to register click here.
If you have any questions, please call 661-395-4044 between the hours of 8:00 am
and 4:30 pm Mon. thru Thurs.
These dates will be updated as soon as
we recieve the new training calendar from the US Forest Service.
07 & 08 S-331 Crew
First Day of Class (395-4044)
Links to help with Registration
Click here to link to the Bakersfield College Website.
Click here to link to the Bakersfield College Class Online
Registration and update Website.
Click here to link to the Porterville College Website.
Click here to link to the Cero Coso College Website.
Click here to link to the Taft College Website.
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