The Current Wildland Academy offered at VVC only caters to the US Forest Service and The Bureau of Land Management (BLM). You can only obtain a Cal-Fire Basic Cert by actually attending our full 12 week FireFighter 1 Academy.


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Course Requirements

Course Title Course Name Course Details/Link(s)
Confined Space Awareness Fire 61B April 29, 2022
Basic Incident Command I-200 Fire 66 April 30-May 1st 2022
Hazardous Materials First Responder Fire 82A April 8-10th 2022
Wildland Academy Part Fire 59 Currently not offered this Semester
    It's a 2 week class - Monday-Thursday
Emergency Medical Responder EMS 50  Check with the EMS DEPARTMENT

Enroll in these classes at web advisor or send an email with your Student ID to: fire.technology@vvc.edu.



 Wildland Academy

You may enroll in the Wildland Academy at any time during the semester.   This pathway will prepare you for a firefighter position with the Federal Wildland Fire Agencies i.e. BLM, USFS, NPS, BIA

***Special Note: This is not a Cal Fire basic. At VVC a Cal Fire basic can be obtained by attending the Firefight I Academy (Fire-95)***


Regional Public Safety Center | Email: fire.technology@vvc.edu | (760) 245-4271, Ext. 3119