Emergency Response and Operations

Fire Officer Leadership - CCL

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
2018 Spring
Total credits required: 

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer Leadership program 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.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the program. This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Admission criteria

Formal application and acceptance into the program or permission of Program Director.

FSC202Supervisory Training for Firefighters 3
FSC204Firefighting Tactics and Strategy 3
FSC205Command Strategies for Major Emergencies 3
FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction 3
FSC214Human Resources Management in Fire Service 3
  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)