403 - Fire Officer II

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icon Fire Officer II (Instructor Only (55.39 MB)

Course Hours:  40

Course Description:
The purpose of the Fire Officer II course is to provide advanced fire officers with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 1021. Candidates must be self motivated and possess the skills and abilities to function independently. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function safely and effectively as a Fire Officer II. To obtain certification candidates must successfully complete the practical skills, score at least a 70% on the state written exam and meet ALL prerequisites prior to testing. Candidates should expect to spend time outside of class to complete the required exercises as well as prepare for the written and practical examinations.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to effectively manage human resources, community/public relations, fire department organization and administration, including budgets, reports, and planning; fire inspection, investigation, public education, and emergency service delivery; and safety. (National Fire Protection Association Standard 1021, Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.)

The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Fire Officer I, or MFSPQB, NPQS, or IFSAC Fire Officer I certification. It is suggested that a minimum of one year of experience at the Fire Officer I level be completed before enrolling in this program.

Additional Information
Major topics covered in the course are human resource management, managing affirmative action, government agencies, supervisor and subordinate interaction, the budgetary process, information management systems, health and safety, fire safety inspection, public fire education, specialized fire protection equipment, organizational communications, strategic planning, and tactics.

The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the lower division baccalaureate/associate or upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fire Science Technology, Emergency Medical Service Technology, Emergency Management, or Public Administration (11/94) (12/99) (10/04).

icon Fire Officer II (Instructor Only (55.39 MB)

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01-22-2018 6:00 pm
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