Fire Science

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FS 10 SKILLS PREPARATION FOR FIRE SERVICES 3 Units Grade only. Builds self-confidence and gives the students information to be competitive in the fire service. Includes simulated testing procedures and experience the testing challenges of fire departments. Recommended for students participating in the entrance exam given by fire departments. [D]
FS 10 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90271 FS 10 360 06:00PM-08:50PM TH 4414 Roof,Kevin 18 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
FS 33 FIREFIGHTING, BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES 3 Units Grade only. Introduces the applied operation and maintenance of basic rescue and fire suppression apparatus and equipment. Includes topics in forcible entry techniques, search and rescue, physical fitness training and the use of ropes, ladders and other equipment. Intended for students majoring in the field of fire technology or those interested in fire service careers. (Formerly FS 295F.) [D]
FS 33 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90273 FS 33 360 04:00PM-05:50PM T 4500 Bidinger,Kurt 18 11*
    06:00PM-08:50PM T 4500      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
FS 103 FIRE PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY 3 Units Grade only. Provides fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization, and operation of a fire prevention bureau. Includes the use of fire codes, identification and correction of fire hazards. Emphasizes the relationships of fire prevention with built-in fire protection systems, fire investigation and fire and life safety education. [D; CSU]
FS 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88721 FS 103 360 06:00PM-08:50PM W 4414 Duarte,Luis 18 14*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
FS 104 FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: FS 101 or equivalent.] Provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems; water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers. [D; CSU]
FS 104 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88722 FS 104 360 06:00PM-09:05PM M 4414 Velasquez,Jaime 18 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 4
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