Learn the knowledge, skills, and abilities to augment UC Davis Fire Department personnel in preparing for, responding to, and mitigating emergencies.
- An initial recruit firefighter academy will take place June 29th through July 31st (Monday-Friday, 7am to 4pm) covering basic Firefighter knowledge, skills and abilities taken from UC Davis Fire Department policies and guidelines and the IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting curriculum.
- Compensation is provided during initial Firefighter Academy (12.50/hr.), but no additional monetary compensation is provided for working the required hours.
- Those that complete training to become Student Firefighters are offered a contract arrangement for a private room in the Fire/Police building dormitory in exchange for working five shifts and participating in three training sessions per month, totaling 87 hours, commencing in September 2020.