Public Safety Training Complex

Public Safety Training Complex

Public Safety Training Complex at the Lompoc Valley Center

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Built on 80 acres, this state-of-the-art facility serves as a premier training location for Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS, and Environmental Technology. The complex is located on the scenic California Central Coast in beautiful Santa Barbara County. It serves students enrolled in the college's public safety programs and additionally provides specialized and customized training that meets the needs of local, regional, state, national, and international public agencies and private industries.

The complex is also well-equipped to meet the safety training needs associated with the nation's energy supply, including clean and alternative energy and the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry sectors and subsectors. Further, the complex is designed to accommodate training related to homeland security, disaster preparedness, and emergency response.

Certain aspects of the complex are available to private safety contractors, the entertainment industry, advertising and marketing agencies, various clubs, and others by special arrangement.

Fire Tower

 Perishable Skills Support

  • Closed Loop Track1.3 mile-Emergency Vehicle Operations Course 
  • Skid Pad
  • State-of-the-art driving simulators
  • Collision avoidance course
  • Oil and gas industry props
  • Scenario village/address location training
  • 100-yd state-of-the-art pistol & rifle range

Law Enforcement TrainingLaw Enforcement Training

  • Basic Law Enforcement Academy
  • Advanced officer training
  • Perishable skills training
    - Force options simulator
    - Arrest and Control Tactics
    - Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Dispatcher training
  • Correctional Officer training
  • Obstacle course
  • Mock jail

Fire TowerFire Training

  • Six-story training tower with 60-foot center core hallways, state-of-the-art fire props, smoke, sound, ventilation props, rope stations, and a mock jail
  • 1,350 square foot Class A burn building. Fire in every room with ventilation and forcible entry doors
  • Confined Space/Trench Rescue/RS-I--RS-II
  • Vehicle fire, flammable gas, liquid fire, and utilities fire props

Emergency Medical ServicesEMS Training

  • Basic (EMT) and Advanced EMS Academies
  • Public and Healthcare level CPR/AED & First Aid training
  • Disaster preparedness/CERT training
  • Lifeguard certification
  • High Tech simulation lab

Environmental Technology Training

  • Hazardous Materials
  • CSTI General Site Worker
  • CSTI First Responder Operations

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Call us for your customized training needs.

(805) 735-3366 ・Fax (805) 736-9368

Rick Rantz
Dean, The Extended
Campus ・ext. 5203

David Senior
Associate Dean, Public Safety ・ext. 3800

Deb Annibali
Director, Law Enforcement Training ・ext. 3815

Andy Densmore
Fire Academy Coordinator ・ ext. 3807

Michael Messina
EMS Program Coordinator ・ ext. 3809

Kristy Treur
Environmental Technology 
Coordinator ・ext. 5243

Margaret Lau
Director, Central California 
ETC ・ext. 5276

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436

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Last Modified Jul 7, 2014