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FSC 250 Ladder Company Officer
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Overview of all aspects of ladder company operations including activities, expectations, and responsibilities required of the ladder captain. Designed for the company officer who aspires to the role of ladder company officer.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe the job description, roles, and responsibilities of the ladder company officer.
2. (Analysis Level) Outline the communications processes among the ladder company officer, the crew, and the battalion chief.
3. (Application Level) Relate the importance of safety in all aspects of the ladder company officer's daily duties.
4. (Application level) Relate the importance of scheduling for the ladder company.
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the issues involving physical resources as they specifically affect the ladder company officer's responsibilities.
6. (Application Level) Describe the ladder company officer's responsibilities on the fire ground.
7. (Analysis Level) Examine and prioritize the non-critical but essential tasks affecting the ladder company.
8. (Analysis level) Research and relate the types of training activities in which a ladder company must participate.
9. (Evaluation Level) Explain the history and justify the importance of interpersonal skills required of a ladder company officer for internal and external relations.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Outcomes will be measured by NFPA 1500 Chapter 6 Standard.
2. Outcomes will be measured by NFPA 1021 Chapter 1 and 2 Standards.