Welcome to the Chabot College Fire Technology Program website!


  • If you are a Future Firefighter enrolled at a college, and you are able to volunteer one or more days between January 31 and February 4, 2016 at the Firehouse World Conference in San Diego, then don't miss out this AWESOME opportunity to be a Firehouse World Ambassador!
  • The Firehouse Ambassador Program benefits include
    1. A free conference pass ($700 value),
    2. Networking with National Fire Service Instructors/Fire Service Leaders, and
    3. A FREE digital subscription (1 year) to Firehouse Magazine.




Is it worth publishing the Chabot College Fire & EMS newsletter in the future???

In today's world of "I have to have it now," that so many subscribe to, nothing personal, just stating the obvious, I'm wondering about the need and relevance of continuing with a newsletter every other month (give or take). It takes a lot of time and energy to put together each of the newsletters, and while I try to give my best to each one, I know there is so much more I could and should be doing, especially in the way of the actual design, content, layout, etc.


The problem with the newsletter is the latest and greatest and time sensitive information is usually not there. If something is time sensitive or a news flash per se, I'll post it on one or more of the following communication mechanisms:


Twitter: @ChabotFire

Twitter: @SPrziborowski


Website: www.chabotfire.com

Website: www.code3firetraining.com



The Future Firefighter: https://www.facebook.com/TheFutureFirefighter/

The Future Fireghter's Preparation Guide Book: https://www.facebook.com/FutureFirefightersPreparationGuide/

Reach for the Firefighter Badge Book: https://www.facebook.com/ReachForTheFirefighterBadge/

- How to Excel at Fire Department Promotional Exams Book: https://www.facebook.com/HowToExcelAtFireDepartmentPromotionalExams/



So my question to you....if the newsletter was no longer printed, or only printed a few times a year, would it even matter to you? Especially if I am communicating through the above mechanisms when I have the time and energy. Sometimes I wonder if anyone is even reading the information, whether it actually makes a difference, and whether it is assisting others, even if in a small way.


Please feel free to email me at sprziborowski@aol.com with any thoughts you may have. I value any and all feedback, and it will help me best decide how to continue to provide some valuable information to current and future firefighters. Thank you! Steve Prziborowski


  • Are you interested in a career in the fire service? 

  • Are you looking for guidance and resources to get you pointed in the right direction?

  • Are you looking at a road map for success, to increase your chances of obtaining the badge of your dreams?

  • If so, then we are here to assist you!


If you want to know where to begin, click on the link above titled "So, You Want To Become A Firefighter," and let the journey begin!

Regardless of where you live or where you hope to serve, we have lots of valuable information to share if you take the time to click on the links above. Good luck!


The Chabot College Fire Technology Program is one of the longest running programs in the San Francisco Bay Area and the State of California, and is located at:

  • 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, California. See below for an interactive map.


Students are offered coursework that can lead to:


For more information on each of the above programs, click on each link above.


Bob Buell                

Fire Technology Coordinator & Firefighter 1 Academy Coordinator

Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Building 1500

Hayward, CA 94545


(510) 723-6851 - Office

(510) 786-7565 - Cell


Steve Prziborowski


Fire Technology Instructor & Webmaster


(408) 205-9006 - Cell



The Future Firefighter's Preparation Guide by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

Reach for the Firefighter Badge by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

How to Excel at Fire Department Promotional Exams by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

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