Introduction to Fire Officer


This certificate program consists of two modules from the Fire Officer I program which can be taken in any order: the Fireground Strategy and Tactics for First Arriving Companies module (15 hours), and the Leadership and Supervision module (15 hours). These modules address the job performance requirements found in Chapter 4 of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, for their respective subjects and include topics such as scene size-up, engine company operations, truck company operations, response to non-fire emergencies, leadership and supervision.

Course Length: 30 Hours
Prerequisite: Firefighter I or Basic Firefighter Training or Essentials of Firefighting or Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations with HMFRO
Certificate: SCFA, College Accredited

NOTE: Students who wish to do so may continue on to complete the remaining three modules in the Fire Officer I course to earn Fire Officer I certification. All five modules must be completed within 2 years of the start date of the first module.

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