2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science - Fire Officer Certificate

Certificate: 36 Hours

When promoted to a company officer, firefighters assume new responsibilities and challenges, with both firefighter and civilian lives are at stake. Fire Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety of the firefighters under your command and leading the charge to rescue lives and protect property. Duties may include training, supervising building inspections, fulfilling administrative responsibilities, and maintaining discipline. It is a position where the firefighter must be prepared for the new role. The Fire Officer Certificate program is designed to give firefighters the ability to obtain education in many of the areas necessary to prepare for supervisory duties with an emphasis on safety.