Earning an A.S. degree or a certificate in wildland firefighting from Allan Hancock
College will provide students with the skills necessary to pursue successful careers
- Wildland Firefighter (Engine) Smokejumper
- Helicopter Crewmember Fire Prevention
- Hotshot Crewmember Fuels Management/Prescribed Fire
Due to their ongoing involvement in wildland firefighting, city and county fire agencies
also value the training offered by the wildland fire technology program. For this
reason, students pursuing structural firefighting also benefit from the program, adding
greater diversity to their training experience.
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Wildland Fire Tech Instructor
"As an instructor at Allan Hancock College I am fortunate to work with an outstanding group of people who all care equally about providing the best training possible. The fire technology program is outstanding and continues to improve each year."
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Video: Wildland Fire Technology Program student Brian says the AHC program is the
best place to be for training in his field.