" Rio Hondo College is ranked #2 in the State of California and #9 Nationally in regards to awarding Certificates and Degrees in Police and Fire (Security and Protective Services)." - Based on reports from the Department of Education and the California State Chancellors office, 2010.
The Fire Technology program at Rio Hondo College offers a California State Fire Marshal Accredited Regional Fire Academy program (Firefighter I), an authorized and approved provider of the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and a TYPE II hand-crew tied to the Angeles National Forest with a full Wildland Fire Academy and degree program.
Rio Hondo College also offers the Calfornia State Fire Marshal courses (Certification tracks) and provides a Regional "Truck" Academy program sponsored by several local Fire Agencies.
We consider ourselves as a one stop location for all this and other related training housed at one facilty. The Homeland Security training site [aerial photo] also provides training to area fire and law enforcment personnal to include but not limited to:
- Confined Space Rescue
- Trench Rescue
- Rescue Systems
- Search Dog Training
- Hazmat Response
As you can see 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 Tracy Rickman at the noted adress and contact information below. Thanks for visiting us at www.riohondofire.com.
Tracy E. Rickman, MPA
Coordinator, Rio Hondo College FF1 Fire Academy
Continuing Education Fire Program at Rio Hondo College
|All class costs include the $85.00 CSFM fee
|No Current Classes Available
Rio Hondo Fire Academy Class 80 documents now available online.
Rio Hondo Fire Academy article at the Fire Department Network News:
Rio Hondo College's Fire Academy offers Auto Extrication as part of their 11-day Regional Truck Academy. Recently, firefighters had the chance to attend an eight-hour advanced auto extrication course which included new SUV's for firefighters to practice on.
The 26 new Borrego's were donated by Kia Motors America and were set up along with old technology vehicles at three extrication stations: the over/under station, the upside down station and a station with a vehicle on its side.
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Rio Hondo Community College Fire Technology Courses 2012
For Online registration, visit riohondo.edu
Rio Hondo College is pleased to announce the following, CSFM / NWCG certified courses. All classes are held at our Santa Fe Springs Training Center, 11400 Greenstone Ave, Santa Fe Springs CA. |Map|
Students who meet National Wildfire Coordinating Group standards are eligible to receive NWCG certification for these classes upon successful completion. These classes meet the requirements for “core classes” in the Wildland Fire Associates Degree program at Rio Hondo College. They also meet the requirements for personnel in the Forest Service STEP and SCEP programs.
Further information see the Rio Hondo College Websites or call the Santa Fe Springs Training Center at (562) 941-4082.
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