Welcome to the Chabot College Fire Technology Program website!

FIREFIGHTER EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES:

Are you interested in a career in the fire service?  If so, here is a great way to gain valuable experience to put on your resume:

 

- The River Delta (Sacramento County, CA) Fire District is accepting applications and resumes for Firefighter until June 1, 2024. 

- They will be holding interviews & physical ability tests on May 18, 25 and June 1, 2024.

 

For more info, visit their website at: https://www.riverdeltafire.com/firefighter-application


AND:
 

- The San Bruno (San Mateo County, CA) Fire Department is accepting applications for Fire Cadet until May 10, 2024.

 

For more info, visit their website at: https://www.sanbruno.ca.gov/294/Fire 


To download the flyer, see below:
 

WHY THIS WEBSITE?

  • Are you interested in a career in the fire service?  EVEN if you are not planning on working in California?
              NOTE: This website and program has helped countless students AROUND the U.S. obtain the badge of their dreams, with the extensive amount of information we have provided within the entire website.

  • 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 also the FREE STUFF Page of this website, 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!

ABOUT:

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 the bottom of this page for an interactive map.

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Students are offered coursework that can lead to:

 

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

CHABOT COLLEGE INFORMATIONAL BROCHURES:

Chabot College Fire Technology Program Information
Thinking of a career in the fire service? Start here by reviewing this important information!
Fire Service Career Information.pdf
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Fire Technology Program Decision Matrix
This document will provide a flow chart to decide which classes to take and in what order.
Fire Technology Decision Matrix Prioriti[...]
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Pathway to a Fire Service Career!
This brochure helps you best prepare for a fire service career!
Chabot Fire Pathway-2018.pdf
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So, you want to become a Firefighter? 6 key points to assist you in becoming a Firefighter!
For anyone starting the process or fairly new to the process of becoming a Firefighter, this document will provide a great road map to set anyone up for success! Updated July 2019.
Firefighter preparation for Chabot July [...]
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FREE RESOURCES TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR A FIRE SERVICE CAREER!

For additional information to help you prepare for a career in the fire service (videos, documents, presentations, seminars, podcasts, etc.), please see below AND also visit the FREE STUFF page of this website. 

FREE - Over 80 Reach for the Firefighter Badge Video Blogs / Webinars to help you prepare for the career of your dreams!

 

FREE On-Demand Webinars: Reach for the Firefighter Badge!

 

The following webinars focus on FIRE FIGHTER CAREER PREPARATION! (Before Getting the Badge):

 

 

More FREE On-Demand Webinars: Reach for the Firefighter Badge!

The following focus on the FIRE DEPARTMENT HIRING PROCESS:

 

 

On-Demand Webinar: Reach for the Firefighter Badge - Episode #1 - Why do you want to be a Firefighter?

Various Career Preparation On-Demand Webinars:

 

Steve Prziborowski hosted a number of FREE upcoming webinars to assist current & future fire service personnel with achieving their dreams & goals! Below are the archived webinars for your viewing pleasure!

 

To View Any or ALL of the Above/Below Webinars:

  • 25 Reasons to Hire YOU as a Firefighter! - To view the webinar on demand go to YouTube.
  • How to Master the Fire Department Testing Process! - To view the webinar on demand, go to YouTube.
  • Reach for the Firefighter Badge - Do you have what it takes to be a Firefighter? - To view the webinar on demand, go to YouTube.
  • 21 Key points to assist you becoming a Firefighter! - To view the webinar on demand, go to YouTube.

 

ORAL INTERVIEW PREPARATION WEBINAR:

 

CLICK HERE to access a free, one-hour webinar recently presented by Steve Prziborowski, for Kaplan University, titled "How to Excel at your next Oral Interview." Whether you are preparing for entry-level or a promotional position, this webinar has some key points and nuggets you can benefit from!

 

Awesome Deals On Career Preparation Books!!!

  • The Future Firefighters Preparation Guide!

    For a limited time, the eBook version is reduced to just $4.99 - CLICK HERE

 

  • Reach For The Firefighter Badge!

    For a limited time, the eBook version is reduced to just $4.99 - CLICK HERE.

 

CONTACT:

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

bbuell@chabotcollege.edu

Steve Prziborowski

 

Fire Technology Instructor & Webmaster

 

(408) 205-9006 - Cell

sprziborowski@aol.com

CAREER PREPARATION BOOKS:

The Future Firefighter's Preparation Guide by Steve Prziborowski

For the paperback, CLICK HERE.

For the eBook, CLICK HERE.

Reach for the Firefighter Badge by Steve Prziborowski

For the paperback, CLICK HERE.

For the eBook, CLICK HERE.

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