Basic Firefighter Academy (Volunteer)
This Academy begins on January 26, 2019 with CAL FIRE Academy Orientation, a one day Safety and Orientation Class. The academy includes lectures and manipulative practice skills and is designed to be an entry level training experience for individuals joining a fire department as a volunteer. Wildland and Structure topics include: general safety, basic fire chemistry/behavior, breathing apparatus, portable fire extinguishers, forcible entry, rescue, ladders, water supply, hose loads, fire streams, communications, salvage operations, ventilation techniques, and Willdland fire safety. Hazardous Materials covers Confined Space Rescue Awareness, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational, & Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational Decontamination. Upon completion the student will receive various certificates including NWCG and CSTI. Students must be an official member of the department sponsoring them. Pre course assignments and exact location and times will be sent to the student upon acceptance into the academy. Students will obtain a California State Fire Training Firefighter I Certificate of completion.
BC Tim Richter
FC Justin Petersen
FC Dan Bonfante
Initial class at Felton HQ Training
January 26, 2019