Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5420
First Term: 2010 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0203

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Tech/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer I 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.

Required Courses
FSC202 Supervisory Training for Firefighters 3
+FSC204 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy 3
+FSC205 Command Strategies for Major Emergencies 3
+FSC208 Firefighter Safety and Building Construction 3
+FSC214 Human Resources Management in Fire Service 3
Credits: 15

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)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 23, 2010

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.