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Note: FIRE B1 can be waived for those who have completed a F/F 1 academy, and B2 waived for students who have a minimum of 2 years service as a paid, full-time firefighter.
SFM Cmd 1-A can be substituted for Fire B-3, and SFM Prevention 1-A & 1-B can be used to substitute for Fire B-5. A G.P.A. of at least 2.0 is required in the certificate program. Of the 32 units required, a minimum of 12 units must be completed at Bakersfield College. Before taking online fire tech. courses at other colleges be sure to get prior approval as not all classes are accepted at BC.
 

Programs
: Certificate Program

FIRE 1 Introduction to Fire Technology 3.0 units

FIRE  2 Personal Firefighter Safety and Emergency Action 3.0 units
or
FIRE B-7 Fire Related Building Construction.

FIRE  3 Fire Service Operations/Tactics & Strategies 3.0 units

FIRE  4 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3.0 units

FIRE  5 Fire Prevention 3.0 units

FIRE  6 Fire Protection Systems and Equipment 3.0 units

FIRE  72h or Emergency Medical Technician  4.0 units
or
EMTC 1 Emergency Medical Care 4.0 (Allied Health)

TOTAL 21.0

General Education Courses:

ENGL 1 English Composition or 1-A  4.0 units

PSYCH 1a General Psychology or Sociology B-1, 3.0 units

COMM B-1 Speech Public Speaking 3.0 units
or
COMM B2, B4, or B8.

TOTAL 11.0

Combined Total, 32.0 units

** Note English 1 is a new requirement effective when the new 2008-2009 Catalog comes out.

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Programs : Chief Officer Certificate Program

Fire B- 50a Fire Command 2a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50b Fire Command 2b, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50c Fire Command 2c, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50d Fire Command 2d, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50e Fire Command 2e, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50f Fire Management 2a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50g Fire Management 2b, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50h Fire Management 2c, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50i Fire Management 2d,2.0 units

Fire B- 50j Fire Management 2e, 2.0 units

Fire B- 50? I-400, 2.0 units

 

 

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Programs : Fire Officer Certificate Program

Fire B- 51a Fire Management 1a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51b Fire Command 1a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51c Fire Command 1b, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51? Fire Command 1c, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51d Fire Prevention 1a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51e Fire Prevention 1b, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51f Fire Investigation 1a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51g Fire Instructor 1a, 2.0 units

Fire B- 51h Fire Instructor 1b, 2.0 units

Fire B27b I-300, 1.5 units

 

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Programs : Emt Certificate Program - Coming soon

Fire B72h Emergency Medical Technician, 7.5 units

 

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Programs : Academy Certificate Program - Coming soon

Fire B62 Firefighter 1 Academy, 11.0 units

Fire B72h Emergency Medical Technician, 7.5 units