Palomar College

Fall 2014 Academy

46th Academy
Starts August 18, 2014

Application Deadline
May 30, 2014 (5pm)

Physical Ability Test
June 13, 2014

Oral interviews
June 23-25, 2014

July 12, 2014


Palomar College Fire Technology

Welcome to the Palomar College Fire Technology Website.

This site contains important course information
for those interested in the Fire Technology and Fire Academy Program(s).

Fire Technology - General | A.S. Degree Major/Cert. Achievement

Fire Technology - Emergency Management | A.S. Degree Major/Cert. Achievement

See also the latest catalog for course descriptions

firefighter drill

Entry Requirements

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Possess a valid EMT card. (May be pending during application process)
  2. Be eligible for English 50.
  3. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent, or a passing score on the
    General Education Development test (ged). (gc 1031 (e)).
  4. Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  5. File academy application.
  6. Pass a physical agility test.
  7. Possess, without restrictions, a valid California drivers license.
  8. Be medically cleared to participate in a dynamic physical conditioning program.
  9. Not have been convicted of a felony, and certain misdemeanors, in any state. (pc 1201 & 12021.1)

Gainful Employment Information - Fire Technology – General

Gainful Employment Information – Fire Technology – Emergency Management