Certificate Information

Crafton Hills College Fire AcademyThe Firefighter I Basic Training Academy Certificate provides students with the skills required for Firefighter I Certification and to develop teamwork, attitudes and public service commitment.

The Firefighter I Basic Training Academy is approved by the California State Fire Marshal's Office as an accredited Regional Training Center. 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”).

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Participate successfully in a culturally diverse environment
  • Develop effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Solve problems and makes decisions inherent to the profession

Completion of this certificate may lead to entry-level employment as a firefighter in the public or private sectors.

Getting Started

Spring 2020 Fire Academy Application (pdf)

FIRET-100 and FIRET-101 Equivalent Courses (pdf)

We highly recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, even if you are still in the process of completing the necessary prerequisites.

If you have any specific questions regarding the Fire Service/Academy, call or email Chief Alder at 951-972-7878 (Cell) or 909 389-3418 (Office), malder@craftonhills.edu.

2018-2019 Major Sheet - Certificate (pdf)
2017-2018 Major Sheet - Certificate (pdf)

Course Offerings

Fire Technology courses are offered during the Spring 2020 semester.
Fire Technology courses are offered during the Fall 2019 semester.

Please see the College Catalog for additional information and requirements.