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Fire Investigation 1
Course is intended to provide the student with the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scene interpretations, including recognizing and conducting origin and cause, preservation of evidence and documentation, scene security, motives of the firesetter, and types of fire causes.
Fire and Emergency Services Admini- Stration
Course introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer.
Fire Protection Systems
Course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems; water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection and portable fire extinguishers.
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply
Course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems.
Building Construction for Fire Protection
Course provides the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety. The element of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies.
Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategies
Course provides the principles of fire ground control through utilization of personnel, equipment and extinguishing agents.
Legal Aspects of Emergency Services
Course will address the federal, state, and local laws that regulate emergency services and include a review of national standards, regulations, and consensus standards.
Fire Officer 1
This course provides personnel with the knowledge and skills in the organizational structure of the department; departmental operating procedures for administration, emergency operations, and safety; departmental budget process; information management and record keeping; the fire prevention and building safety codes and ordinances applicable to the jurisdiction; incident management system; socioeconomic and political factors that impact the fire service; cultural diversity; methods used by supervisors to obtain cooperation within a group of subordinates; the rights of management and members; agreements in force between the organization and members; policies and procedures regarding the operation of the department as they involve supervisors and members. This course meets selected objectives of NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications as published by the National Fire Protection Association.
Fire Inspector 1
Course will provide personnel with the knowledge and skills required of an entry level fire instructor. This course meets selected objectives of NFPA 1031 Standard for Fire Inspector Professional Qualifications as published by the National Fire Protection Association.
Fire Investigation 2
Course is intended to provide the student with advanced technical knowledge on the rule of law, fire scene analysis, fire behavior, evidence collection and preservation, scene documentation, case preparation and court-room testimony.
Fire Ground Management
Course will introduce fire service personnel to tactical principals that will enhance their ability to successfully terminate typical incidents related to the fire ground. This class will expose students to complex personnel deployment and physical resource development.