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Firefighter Operations - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5557
Effective Term: 2015 Spring Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 17-28
Description:

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Firefighter Operations provides the opportunity for individuals seeking employment in various firefighting settings to acquire the minimum standard firefighting skills needed in the field.

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

EMT104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. Depending on the college, this may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation.

Admission Criteria:

Completion of Program Prerequisites.
Formal application and admission to the program is required.

Program Prerequisites
Credits:3-14
EMT101 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Basic Cardiac Life Support (0.50)
OR
Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) OR
Permission of Program Director(0) 0-0.50
 
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9) AND
EMT/FSC104ABApplied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology (0.5)
OR
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9)
OR
Arizona State EMT Certification (0) OR
Arizona State Paramedic Certification (0) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-9.5
 
FSC105 Hazardous Materials/First Responder 3
FSC130 Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT (1) OR
Verification of CPAT completion (0) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-1
Required Courses
Credits:14
FSC102 Fire Department Operations11
FSC134 Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters3

Program Competencies

  1. Describe the theory of fire behavior, including types of fires, and explain how building construction relates to firefighting operations. (FSC102)
  2. Identify and describe the types, functions, and maintenance of firefighting apparatus, and demonstrate the appropriate and safe use of each. (FSC102)
  3. Identify, describe, and explain fire department operations, including equipment, personnel, and administrative policies. (FSC102)
  4. Demonstrate the use of proper tools, standard operating procedures, and firefighter skills in a variety of firefighting situations and firefighter tasks. (FSC102)
  5. Describe the physical requirements for performing basic firefighting tasks. (FSC134)
  6. Apply skills of mental aspects of performance required in physical agility testing and firefighting. (FSC134)

Complete program information is available here.

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.

Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.