The San Pasqual Reservation offers a Firefighter Academy that is accredited by the Office of the California State Fire Marshal (SFM) and the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Upon successful completion of the academy; students will be eligible to receive their State of California Firefighter 1 certificate. Our 14 week Academy provides for 32 individual certifications, 15.5 college units and is open to anyone who is at least 18 year of age. The only Fire Academy in California to provide the IFSAC accreditation. This accreditation allows our cadets to compete for jobs in the United States and abroad. The college units earned can be applied to an Associate’s degree. The full time academy will be in session from 0600 to 1700 hours Monday through Friday.
Veterans Administration GI Bill: Our Academy is approved by Veterans and others to use educational credits and the VA basic housing credits of $1929 per month if you qualify
Dates & Cost
Academy 33 Orientation November 27, 2017
Start January 8, 2018
Graduation April 14, 2018
Academy 34 Orientation April 30, 2018
Start June 4, 2018
Graduation September 8, 2018
Academy 35 Orientation August 6, 2018
Start September 10, 2018
Graduation December 15, 2018
Tuition $5300.00 (Cost Covers Tuition, Gear, Books, Certificates)
Facility Fee $400.00
Barracks Living $1500.00 (optional)
*There will be an additional charge for uniforms. Uniform fitting and order placement on orientation date.