• Program: Fire Protection
  • Degree: Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 13
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This certificate prepares firefighters to be able to perform the duties of a company officer. This will include the areas of basic management, tactics, inspection, fire investigation and incident management which meet the requirements of NFPA 1021. Prerequisite: Graduate of the Fire Suppression Certificate or equivalent.

Career Opportunities

Firefighters who complete this certificate are qualified to perform company officer duties.

Award Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate basic supervisory and management skills
  • Identify effective managerial behavior
  • Identify the components of the incident management system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fire ground strategy and tactics
  • Perform the required duties of a fire company officer

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 13 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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