Fire Protection Technology

Division: Applied Science
Div Chair: Janice Morgan
Counseling: 408-855-5030

Faculty Includes:

David Rose, FPT Program Administrator /EMT Program Director
tel: 408-855-5387

Rod L. Pavao, Faculty
tel: 408-855-5391
fax: 408-855-5461

The fire service is one of the most dynamic employers in the country. This program is designed to provide the student with updated skills and knowledge necessary to complete and successfully apply for fire service careers. The curriculum serves as an in-service program as well as a pre-employment program for students seeking employment or advancement in the profession of fire fighting and fire prevention technology.

Career Options:
  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Plan Check Engineer
  • Fire Officer
  • Chief Fire Officer

Note: some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the Associate Degree level may be required for preparation for transfer to a university program.

  • Up-to-date technical information
  • Field trips to various fire service locations
  • Networking with fire service professionals
Degree & Course Descriptions