is a partnership between the college and the West Metro Fire Rescue Training and Event Center.
The Firefighter I Training Academy is an intensive 12-college credit program and is 16 weeks in length.
Students are expected to spend approximately two hours of study/practice time for each hour spent in class and on practical drills.
Students who successfully complete all three required courses will receive a Firefighter I Academy certificate from Red Rocks Community College (RRCC).
In addition, they are are eligible to take the (CDFS) Firefighter I and Hazardous Materials Operations certification exams.