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Public Safety, Health and Wellness

Firefighter 1 and 2 Academy


Gain the tools, training and resources you will need to be hired as a certified firefighter by a professional fire service agency.

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Marie Joy Valdez, Success Center Specialist

Certificate in Fire Academy

Put Your Mind to It

Once you’ve successfully completed the Academy, you will meet the training requirements for the California State Fire Marshall Firefighter 1. You can then apply for the certification after successful completion of the task book and experience requirements.

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The importance of local training for the next generation of first responders has never been clearer than right now. Willy Duncan, Sierra College President/Superintendent

Firefighter Academy Program Information

Our Firefighter 1 and 2 Academy is offered through partnerships with the Placer and Nevada County Fire Chief’s Associations and the City of Roseville Fire Department. Sierra College is recognized by the California State Fire Marshal and the State Board of Fire Services as an Accredited Regional Training Program.

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