Fire Officer 2

Fire Officer 2

Objective: To provide the student with training in company operations and administration that enhances the entry-level company officer training course.

Learning Objectives: 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. (NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications)

Course Content: 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.

Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, quizzes, final written examination and practical examination.

The prerequisite for this course: IFSAC or DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer I certification.