Regional Occupational Center

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu
Gary Frank » Meet Chief Frank

Meet Chief Frank

About the Program
Fire Technology is a one year program that offers both high school and college credit. Students learn fire science theory, as well as hands-on training in daily physical training, donning and doffing equipment, first aid, and more. For more information, click on the "Fire Technology Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.
About the Lead Instructor
  • Instructor at ROC since 2007.
  • California teaching credential in CTE Public Services.
  • Certificate, Fire Science, Bakersfield College.
  • Retired Battalion Chief, Kern County Fire Department.  32 years’ experience in firefighting.
  • 35 years’ experience teaching at college-level firefighting classes, incident command classes, and hazardous material classes.
  • State of California master instructor certificate. California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) certificate.
  • Mr. Frank has been married to his wife for over 50 years!