Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU
This course provides the fire technology or other interested students with information pertaining to the design and operation of fire department apparatus. This includes components such as the engine, pump and drive train. Basic hydraulic calculations for operation and safe vehicle use will also be discussed. Topics addressed include the different types of fire apparatus and their function including wildland firefighting apparatus and municipal fire apparatus.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921