2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-210 Fire Department Officer


Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Note: Course only offered in the fall semester. This course addresses NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications (current edition). The role of a Company Officer is discussed, along with how that role relates to the department, the community, liability and legal responsibilities attached to this position. Discussion of labor relations, budgeting, information management and fire department communications are included. Company level inspections, investigations and training are discussed along with emergency service delivery. The Company Officers’ responsibilities relating to firefighter safety and health are also discussed. Students successfully completing this course and meeting the requirements of Missouri Division of Fire Safety will be eligible for certification as Fire Officer I by the Division of Safety. (Students must have a minimum of three years experience in the fire service or a letter of recommendation from the executive fire officer of the department in order to apply for state certification) Prerequisite(s): FST 106  or concurrent enrollment and FST 215  or concurrent enrollment.