A state fire marshal accredited regional training center!


Our current facility at Crafton Hills College is undergoing reconstruction.
During the construction process, Crafton Hills College Fire Academy will be held at:

CAL FIRE Headquarters Facility
3800 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino, CA. 92405

In conjunction with CAL FIRE, students completing the Crafton Hills Fire Academy will also earn a CAL FIRE Basic Wildland Fire Fighting Certification. (Formally known as the “67 Hour Academy”).
Crafton Hills College offers an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Fire Technology, as well as the State Fire Marshal Accredited Certification courses and a Basic Fire Fighting Academy.

We offer:

  • California Fire Officer Training Cert
  • Fire Fighter I Basic Training Academy Certificate

Getting Started

Fire Academy Application for Fall 2014 (pdf)

Fire Academy Application for Spring 2015 (pdf)

Applications are available at the Dean of Education Secretary’s office in LADM-300D, Mary Bender, 909-389-3344, Monday-Thursday, 8 am – 4 pm.


• Applications and documentation may be submitted via email to malder@craftonhills.edu or call 951-972-7878 (Cell) or 909 389-3418 (Office) to schedule an appointment with Chief Alder to turn in your application in person.

• If you have any questions, call or email Chief Alder at 951-972-7878 (Cell) or 909 389-3418 (Office), malder@craftonhills.edu.

If applications are incomplete for any reason, attach a written statement with the reason why and when the missing documentation will be resolved and sent in. (Such as CPAT Certification, transcripts, etc.).

Deadline for Fall 2014 applications is August 1, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Deadline for Spring 2015 applications is January 7, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

We offer the following:

Please see the College Catalog for information and requirements.

Course Listing / Semester Course Offerings


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