FIPT - Fire Technology

Mary Kjartanson

Department Chair

EMT Program Director

Darren Hall

FIPT Program Director

FIPT Contacts  

Miramar Class Schedule

Heartland Fire Training

San Diego Fire-Rescue

FF Candidate Testing Center (CPAT)

State Fire Classes

Joining the Fire Service Guide

Cal Fire Basic Certification

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The Mission of the San Diego Miramar College Fire Technology and Emergency Medical Technician Program is to provide quality education and training that will prepare students to protect lives, property and the environment. Valuing diversity as one of our greatest strengths, at the heart of our Mission is a commitment to support a diverse student population. We recognize the importance of community partnerships and strive to offer innovative educational programs that meet the needs of our fire and emergency medical services personnel. Through continual planning, assessment and reflection we endeavor to afford our students a competitive edge in the workforce.

Please see our FAQ pages for FIPT and EMT.  Make an appointment with Isabella Feldman, our FIPT Program counselor to create an Ed Plan to set your goals to get started.

COVID-19 Update Information

Fall 2021 will offer Online Core Classes for the Degree (FIPT 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 120)

Fire Academy Application is open through June 30, 2021. The Fire Academy Application is an internal process through Fire Technology and once selected,enrollment into the courses will be coordinated with admissions.

CPAT - Miramar will have limited CPAT offerings. Please visit for opportunities at other locations as they become available.