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Major Roadmaps

Simplifying the path

 

Fire Technology

 

This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.

 

Consult with a Los Medanos Counselor for help planning your schedule. Vist the Fire Technology website for more information about these programs.

 

Degrees and Certificates:

summer Fall Spring  
  FIRE-101 3 units   3 unitsFIRE-102   3 unitsFIRE-103  
             
      9 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)   3 unitsFIRE-105  
             
          9 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)  
           
    Fall year 2

 

Fall year 2

 
      3 unitsFIRE-104   6 unitsEMS-010*  
             
      3 unitsFIRE-107   9 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)  
             
      9 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)      
             

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology 24 Units

 

AS in Fire Technology
60 Units

 

* Take just this class if your goal is to become an EMT.

 

 

 

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Fire Technology

 

Fire Technology Careers

These courses provide an education in fire protection as well as fire prevention activities. They will be most helpful in preparing you for a future in the fire service. This program can help you get a job in the forestry or conservation service, fire prevention, fire or building inspector or as a fire investigator. Some of the Fire Technology classes are prerequisites for entering the LMC fire academy which can lead to a position as a firefighter.

 

Fire Technology Salary Averages in California:

Fire Fighters: $18.69-$53.62/hour

Fire Inspector or Investigator: $21.28-$52.28/hour

Forest and Conservation Technician: $11.98-$25.92/hour

Information gathered from onetonline.org which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2014

 

Associate of Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement and College Skills Certificate

For the Associate of Science Degree in Fire Technology, complete 21 units of coursework listed above as well as the General Education requirements. Consult with a Los Medanos College counselor to develop your education plan.

 

For the Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology, complete 21 units of coursework listed above. Consult with a Los Medanos College counselor to develop your education plan.

 

For the College Skills Certificate in Fire Prevention, or Fire Protection, complete the 15 units of coursework listed above. These skills certificates are in support of those students wishing to direct their efforts in seeking employment or advancement in a specific division within the fire service.