Program Rates and Outcomes

Success and Retention Rates

The fire technology three year average success rate is 83%. The EMT three year average success rate is 82.5%. Our retention rate for Fall 2012 was 91.8% for fire technology and 91.3% for EMT. The fall 2012 success rate was 85% for fire tech and 89.4% for EMT. As of spring 2012 the fire technology program had an enrollment of 406 students enrolled in 13 fire science technology course sections. Our student learning outcomes (SLO) achievement report can be viewed at the following URL: SLO Achievement Report for Fire Technology


The Fire Technology programs averages 40 graduates annually for those earning an Associates Degree. We award approximately 25 fire technology Certificates of Achievements annually. We average 25 students per year who graduate with an Associate of Science in Fire Technology.


Occupational Outlook for Ventura County

Protective Services

Employment Survey Results as of June 2014