• Program: Fire Protection
  • Course: Fire Officer III
  • Course #: FRPT2130
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to give student the skills necessary to organize and manage a municipal fire department. The student will understand interdepartmental relationships, city government, and fire department organization, and will learn basic administrative skills.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate written & oral communication procedures
Determine the fire chief's role in personnel management
Evaluate the organizational management model
Compare the position of volunteer, paid-on-call and full time fire fighter
Examine hiring constraints
Convey liability issues facing a fire chief
Relate the need for job entry qualifications

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  FRPT2115 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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