Rio Hondo College is ranked #1 in the State of California
and #9 Nationally in awarding Certificates and Degrees
in Police and Fire (Security and Protective Services).
- Based upon reports from the Department of Education
and the California State Chancellors Office, 2010.
The Fire Technology Department at Rio Hondo College offers a California State Fire Marshal Accredited Firefighter 1 Academy,
Rio Hondo College also offers the California State Fire Marshal Certification Track courses and provides a Regional "Truck Company Operations" Academy.
The Homeland Security/Regional Fire Training Site provides training to local area Fire Departments and law enforcement personnel, which includes:
We have a full service training site and welcome public and private organizations to use this facility to meet their training needs. For additional information, please contact us.
Tracy E. Rickman, Coordinator
Rio Hondo College Fire Technology
Rio Hondo Fire Technology News and Updates
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College Wildland Firefighting Academy Grads Ready for Duty
Whittier Daily News: Homeland Security Center Opens in Santa Fe Springs
Whittier Daily News: Homeland Security Center in Santa Fe Springs gets Certified
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College Fire Academy Passes Inspection