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Fire Protection Technology

Campus contacts

Students must have completed a physical ability assessment, a respirator evaluation, and a mandatory orientation to receive department approval. Contact the Department Chair at 971-722-5582.

Entry Level Fire Fighter Courses

These courses are based on national standards for firefighter I and II, and are for individuals who have minimal or no firefighting experience.

FP 101
Prin of Emerg Services
FP 123
Haz Mat Awareness/Operations
FP 133
Wildland Firefighter

Fire Academy

Students must attend the mandatory orientation.

Contact the Department Chair for information at 971-722-5582.

Cooperative Education

Students are placed in a fire department and will be a functioning company member. Students are evaluated by a supervisor from the hosting fire department. Final grade will be determined by the PCC instructor assigned to the course. Students must attend a mandatory seminar to be registered for this course.

FP 280A
CE: Fire Protection

Company Officer Courses

Designed to give current and future fire fighters the tools to function as a company officer. The curriculum is based on NFPA 1021, Officer I and II and will transfer to Eastern Oregon University's Fire Service Administration Program.

FP 205
Mngt Quality Fire Svc
FP 212
Fire Invest (Cause Determin)
FP 240
Emergency Serv Instructor I
FP 246
Firefighting Strategy & Tactic
FP 274
Intro to Fire & Emergency Admi