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Public Safety - MJC Regional Fire Training Center

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What is a  Fire Science Degree? - FSONLINE 

RFTC Welcome

The MJC Regional Fire Training Center operates under a unique partnership between the Yosemite Community College District (Modesto Junior College), The City of Modesto (Modesto Fire Department), and the County of Stanislaus (Stanislaus County Fire Districts).

Located at 1220 Fire Science Lane, across Carpenter from Modesto Junior College's West Campus. the MJC Regional Fire Training Center is a state of the art fire training facility designed to give realistic training to pre-service and in-service firefighters for a network of Fire Agencies Partners located in Stanislaus & San Joaquin County.

The Center was constructed at a cost of 5.4 million dollars. The center includes many important features that would not have been possible if not for the partnership approach, and many unique challenges have been overcome to make this center a reality. The Modesto Junior College Fire Science curriculum prepares the student for a career in the fire service. The program is designed to teach students about the organization and operation of the fire service, proper use of fire equipment, tactics and strategies of firefighting, specialized job skills and management techniques.

 History Behind the Regional Fire Training Center (RFTC)

 

Spring 2015 Fire Academy!

Now accepting applications! 

Application Due Date November 26th @ 5pm

Download application here

  • Fire Academy Orientation Day - December 8th
  • Fire Academy Begins - January 12th, 2015
 
Minimum Requirements to Apply!
  • FSCI 301
  • EMS 389 & 390 (or equivalent) or current EMT certificate
  • CPR Healthcare Provider Card
  • CPAT Card
 
 
 
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Chief Klevmyr
Erik Klevmyr 
RFTC Facility Coordinator
klevmyre@mjc.edu
(209)548-5702