The Los Angeles County Fire Department is hosting a series of Firefighter Preparatory seminars beginning next week.
The seminars will take place through May and are meant to aid those interested in participating in their fire fighter trainee examination this summer.
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Expert members of the department’s human resources and firefighter training teams will present the Firefighter Preparatory Seminar, which will be offered three times in each of its three operational regions across Los Angeles County.
The first seminar is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Jan, 11, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., at Western University, located at 309 E. 2nd St., Pomona.
Additional dates and locations are being scheduled at this time, and will be shared with the public once confirmed.
These comprehensive seminars will cover a wide range of information, including:
Introduction to the Fire Service
Recruit and Probationary Firefighter Expectations
Written Test Preparation
Oral Interview Preparation
Introduction to the Background Check process
Health and Fitness
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
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Interested participants must register online beginning Jan. 6 at fire.lacounty.gov to attend, and a copy of the registration confirmation form must be presented at the door in order to ensure a seminar seat.
Founded in 1923, the Los Angeles County Fire Department is one of the largest emergency service agencies in the world. Each day, more than 900 emergency responders are on duty to provide fire protection, life safety and environmental protection services to more than four million residents and commercial businesses in Los Angeles County’s 2,296-square-mile area. When called into action following major international disasters, the Department’s Urban Search and Rescue Team responds around the globe as members of California Task Force 2. Once back in Los Angeles County, these same elite responders can be found at work in hometown neighborhoods in 58 cities and unincorporated areas. The Department proudly continues to be a frontrunner in firefighting technology, offering specialized training opportunities in Urban Search and Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Materials, Air Operations and Homeland Security. Behind the scenes, more than 800 dedicated business professionals help carry out the mission.
For more information, contact Captain Tom Richards in the Public Information Office at (323) 881-2411.
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Source: Santa Clarita News