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Material and Uniform Costs:

Note: Some Personal Protective Equipment will be provided by the Academy, with the exception of footwear, hoods, gloves, structural turnout rental & self-contained breathing apparatus rental (for health reasons). Students must also provide their own uniforms. Specifications and sources for these items will be provided upon being accepted for enrollment in the course.

Financial Aid:

Some students may be eligible to receive financial aid. Both Board of Governor's Fee Waivers and Federal Financial Assistance may be viable options for students seeking assistance. For further information, call the Sierra College Financial Aid Office at the Rocklin Campus in Winstead Center, 916-660-7310.

Books:

Required texts for FT 100 will be available for purchase at the Fire Academy Orientations.
Required texts for KIN 97 will be available for purchase at the Sierra College Bookstore.

Fees:

Enrollment fees as set by the California State Legislature, are $46.00 per unit and are subject to change. Students will be responsible for the difference in enrollment fees if such changes are enacted by the Legislature. Following are estimated expenses to participate in the Academy.

Course Fees:

Medical Evaluation and Spirometry

Varies; Evaluations are available at the Sierra College Health Center, Rocklin; call 916-660-7490 for appointment.

$50
Enrollment Fee

$46.00 per unit x 18.5 units (Fire 100 16.5 units & KIN 97 2.5 units)

$851
Health Fee payable once per semester $18
Student Center Fee payable once per semester $5
Certification Fees FSTEP (6 x $20) $120
Certificate Cover   $5
Evals.net This is the program that will allow students to study and review practical and hands on skills from anywhere including home.
a) Level A: $100- Provides student with access to all materials for the length of two consecutive semesters beginning with the semester of initial registration as long as Client is in good standing with Pinnacle and is current with all applicable contractual fees.
b) Level B: $119- Provides student with access to all materials for the length of two calendar years as long as Client is in good standing with Pinnacle and is current with all applicable contractual fees.
$100-$119

Course Materials:

From approved vendors. Details provided in registration packet.

Textbook/Test Prep-Jones & Bartlett

Textbook, Student Workbook, Navigate EFOLIO, Companion Website, Course Manager, Navigate Test Prep. All in one complete price. $156

Additional Textbooks

Firefighter Handbook on Wildland Firefighting, NFES 1077 Incident Response Guide, NFES 2710 New Gen Fire Shelter, and ICS Field Operations Guide.
Purchased at Sierra College Bookstore
$40
Binders  One 5" Clearview, White $20
SCBA   $385
Structure gloves   $55
Turnout rental   $285
Turnout "Bunker" boots   $119
Helmet   $235
Structure hood   $22
Trousers (min. 2)   $50
Station boots   $150
Shirts (two)   $40
T-shirts (min. 3)   $40
Belt   $15
Baseball cap Class Option $15
Physical training uniform Shoes, shorts, sweatshirt, sweatpants $150
Miscellaneous Pen, paper, computer ink, page protectors, and etc. $150
TOTAL (approximate) Course Fees + Course Materials $3,113-$3,132

For additional information, contact Sierra College Fire Technology/EMT Programs at 916-781-6251 or 916-781-6255.

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