AVC Fire Technology Programs to Hold Information Sessions
Antelope Valley College fire technology faculty will hold information sessions for two upcoming academy programs.
The Wildland Firefighter Summer Academy is an intensive 6-week summer program is designed to give students the necessary skills and knowledge in wildland fire management to obtain entry-level employment as a firefighter. Emphasis is placed on the use of tools and equipment, fire behavior, fire organization, basic EMS, hazardous materials, and the use of aircraft. Students will receive certificates for courses recognized as National Wildfire Coordinating Group curriculum in addition to the program certificate of completion. Information sessions will be held at 5 p.m. in TE2-120 on the Lancaster campus on March 11, March 26, and April 29.
The Firefighter 1 Academy is designed to provide students the necessary skills and knowledge for California State Fire Marshall Firefighter 1 certification. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and skills development in classroom and drill ground settings. Information sessions will be held at 5 p.m. in TE2-120 on the Lancaster campus on March 24, April 21 and May 12.
For additional information please contact Fire Technology instructors Michael Hutchison at (661) 722-6300, ext. 6712 or Bill Baily at (661) 722-6300, ext. 6970.