Firefighter/EMS Magnet Program (FEMS)

High School students attending a Firefighter/EMS Magnet Academy are offered the opportunity to learn about a career in the Fire Service with the Los Angeles City Fire Department.

This life learning opportunity will provide students with hands-on experience to develop skills, knowledge, and abilities to prepare and understand what is required to become a Los Angeles City Firefighter.

A commitment as a Firefighter/EMS Magnet student will provide students with the opportunity to learn and earn with hands-on experience, which includes:

  • LAFD Fire Station Visits
  • CPR Instruction
  • Development of Core Leadership Values and Principles
  • Teen Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) Certification
  • Community Service Projects Opportunities
  • Fire Life Safety Awareness
  • Preparation for the Firefighter Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
  • L.A.F.D. Fire Cadet Program
  • Understanding and Experiencing L.A.F.D.
  • Entry Level Firefighter Requirements

If you have any further questions email Patricia Arias at To register for a High School Firefighter/EMS Magnet Academy, click on the links below: