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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Fire Officer Leadership
Major: 5420
First Term: 2012 Summer II    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 15
CIPS Code: 43.0203
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: CG, EM, GC, MC, PC, PV
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Tech/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer Leadership program can be used by professional firefighters for promotions and salary advancement within the Fire Services. The program will provide courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, and human resource management.

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses listed in the program.

Admission Criteria:
Formal application and acceptance into the Fire Officer Leadership program or permission of Program Director.

Required Courses
 Credits: 15
 FSC202Supervisory Training for Firefighters3
+FSC204Firefighting Tactics and Strategy3
+FSC205Command Strategies for Major Emergencies3
+FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction3
+FSC214Human Resources Management in Fire Service3

Program Competencies
1.Describe the management of fire personnel as it pertains to their selection, discipline, recruitment, and probation. (FSC202)
2.Describe the methods of attacking, controlling and extinguishing various types of fires. (FSC204)
3.Describe the rules and responsibilities of the Incident Commander in managing various types of major emergencies. (FSC204)
4.Describe methods for managing major emergencies, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, and medical incidents. (FSC205)
5.Describe fire science personnel functions, including recruitment and selection, discipline, evaluation, and supervision of fire service personnel. (FSC214)
6.Explain the methods of providing for firefighter safety and the reaction of various types of construction to fire and heat. (FSC208)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.