Rio Hondo Fire Academy

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Firefighter-I Basic Fire Academy


FireFighter-1 Academy:

The Rio Hondo College Fire Academy is a 14 week (Monday-Friday) program, which meets the California State Fire Marshal Requirements for Firefighter-1.

Students receive training on:

Fire Service Organization

Fire Service Personal Protective Equipment

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Fire Service Communications

Incident Command System

Fire Service Tools

Fire Extinguishers

Hose Evolutions

Ladder Evolutions

Ropes & Knots

Salvage & Overhaul

Search and Rescue


Forcible Entry

Fire Behavior/Live Fire Training

Wildland Firefighting

Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction 

Vehicle Extrication (FSTEP Certification)

Confined Space Awareness (FSTEP Certification)

Firefighter Survival (FSTEP Certification)

Rapid Intervention Operations (FSTEP Certification)

Low Angle Rope Rescue (FSTEP Certification)

Rescue Systems-1 (FSTEP Certification)