President Sperling's Message on Covid19

COVID-19 Updates

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Online student services are open
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Campus is closed. 
All in-person classes, labs and meetings are suspended.

Students can see full details at the Student Updates page.

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Please be aware that some users are experiencing an issue with MS Outlook. We have traced the problem to a back-up device as opposed to the actual mail system. ITS has been working around the clock to get this resolved. We recommend using the web-based MS Outlook alternative
Fire Technology

Firefighting can be one of the most adventurous and rewarding professions in public service.

Chabot’s Fire Technology Program offers both certifications and degrees in Fire Technology and Fire Prevention Inspector. Chabot’s program is based on the Uniform Fire Technology curriculum, and is one of the longest running in the state of California. Successful completion of the program opens opportunities to work in Firefighting, Fire Investigating, Forestry Fire Fighting, Prevention Specialist, and many more.

For more general information about firefighting and resources for firefighters visit ChabotFire.
Contact Us

Bob Buell
Fire Technology Coordinator & Firefighter 1 Academy Coordinator
(510) 723-6851

Steve Prziborowski
Fire Technology Instructor
Building 1500, room 1556
(510) 723-6851

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Career Outlook


SalaryFire Fighter in Bay Area
$43+ per hour



Employment growthJob Growth



From California Employment Development Department

Career Opportunities

  • Fire Inspectors
  • Fire Investigators
  • Forest Fire Fighters
  • Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists


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Programs Associate
Fire Prevention Inspector
Fire Technology