Community Education

Community Education Classes in Crescent City

Wildland Fire School

CR Del Norte Campus 883 W. Washington Blvd. Crescent City, CA 95531

Dates: March 13 - 17, 2017
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Section #: 043012
Class Limit: 40
Instructor: Jon Maxwell
Cost: $55.00

Description: This one week class is on basic firefighting techniques.  Students will learn: How to use basic firefighting tools Fire behavior and Weather What the LCES (Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones) system is and how it relates to the Standard Firefighting Orders and Watch Out Situations. Construct a fire line to required standards using various methods. Strengthen, reinforce, and use holding actions on a fire line. Extinguish the fire with or without the use of water. Complete assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner. Factors in a particular wildfire environment which could impact safety. Students will receive the following certificates: L180, S190, S130 and all training needed for applying to the federal government as a firefighter. Additional homework assignments will include IS-700 and ICS-100. Students 15 years old and older are encouraged to attend.

CalFire Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors - CR Del Norte Education Center

CR Del Norte Campus: 883 W. Washington Blvd. Crescent City, CA 95531 Room DM 34/36

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Check-in Time:  8:00a.m. 
Class Time: 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Section #: 042567
Instructor: Chad Henson Class
Fee: $85.00 (Increased Fee of $10 for late registration or substitutions 3 days prior to class.)

Description: Bulldozer operators, water tenders, crew bus drivers, vehicle drivers and mechanics who have a CalFire/USFS agreement or contract requiring annual safety training will need to take this mandatory class or they will not be eligible for contracts for the entire 2017 fire season.  Please fill out the registration form fully before sending it to our office. If you are an employer registering employees, please have their full legal name, birth date and social security number.  

What is Community Education?

The Community and Economic Development department partners with the community to contribute to the economic vitality of the region, provides workforce training to support local employers' needs, and provides lifelong learning opportunities within the District. Community & Economic Development courses are not-for-credit classes offered in addition to the College’s academic program. The program is a self-supporting entity of College of the Redwoods. The courses are presented for your recreation and enjoyment. 

Classes we offer: 

  • Mushrooms: Dangerous or Delicious?
  • Italian
  • Ballet for Fitness
  • Spanish: Conversational, for Office Personnel, for EMT's
  • Art
  • Photography
  • Office Specialist
  • Excel, Beginning and Intermediate
  • Bookkeeping: Beginning and Intermediate
  • Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Loan Signing
  • Notary
  • ServSafe Manager's Certificate
  • Real Estate
  • Medical Assisting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Injections
  • Venipuncture
  • IV Therapy
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Billing and Coding

Just to name a few!

Classes we are looking to offer:

  • History of Humboldt
  • How to Play Guitar
  • Screen Writing
  • Organizing your life
  • Backyard Chickens
  • Rebuilding your credit
  • Beginning Excel
  • Beginning Basic Computers
  • Conversational French 1, 2, 3

These are just examples. We are open to new suggestions!

How to Build a Class:

Are you looking for a part-time teaching position? All you need is a passion for a subject, expertise or skill in that area, and a desire to share that knowledge with others. A sense of humor, as well as good communication and people skills are important. You must be flexible and have a desire to educate people of all ages, sexes, abilities and cultural backgrounds. If this sounds like you, please contact us! The appropriate department will review all proposals. Courses are offered based on minimum enrollment, and availability of instructional requirements (such as classrooms, equipment, supplies, qualified instructor) to insure optimal instructional conditions.

To get started, we invite you to complete a Community Education Course Proposal Form and return it along with a current resume to the appropriate Community Education Coordinator (Community Programs, Business and Professional Training, Health Training, Real Estate, etc.) by mail to: CR Community Education 525 D Street, Eureka, CA 95501. The Course Proposal Form, along with additional information, is included in the Community Education Instructor Handbook
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Community Education
525 D Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.476.4500
Fax: 707.443.3417

  • Eureka Main Campus
  • 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
  • Eureka, CA 95501
  • 707-476-4100