404 - Fire Officer III

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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to qualify for certification at the Fire Officer III level (NFPA 1021) and function as a participant in the day-to-day administrative/ operationally focused process of fire service organizational community outreach programming, central record/data repository systems, budgeting planning with multi-agency involvement. (NFPA 1021, Fire Officer Professional Qualifications).


The prerequisites for this course are MFRI Fire Officer II, or MFSPQB, NPQS, or IFSAC Fire Officer II certification.

Additional Information

Major topics covered in the course are program orientation; ethics; establishing a partnership with the community; budgetary process, budgeting and auditing practices, budget development, and fiscal planning; managing human resources; inspections and pre-incident planning for specific occupancies; risk management and safety programs; managing personnel evaluations, assessments centers, and accountability; and emergency services delivery, incident planning and multi-agency involvement.

The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in upper division baccalaureate or graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fire Science Management, Public Administration, or Business Management (12/99) (10/04).

Methods of instruction include lecture; discussion; classroom exercises; case studies; role-playing; problem solving; research and group projects; group presentations and peer evaluations; student projects, presentations, and participation are evaluated based on instructor and peer evaluation process.


Upcoming Classes

102 - Firefighter I
01-22-2018 6:00 pm
Category:  District 06
Building Construction Types
01-25-2018 8:30 am
Category:  District 05
Fire Instructor In-Service
01-27-2018 8:00 am
Category:  District 01
403 - Fire Officer II
01-27-2018 8:00 am
Category:  District 06
FF Module D
02-27-2018 6:00 pm
Category:  District 06

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