SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 5:49:21 PMFIRE 202A Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 202ATitle:  FIRE COMMAND 1A  
Full Title:  Fire Command 1A
Last Reviewed:8/1/1981

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled40.005 max.Lecture Scheduled200.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total40.00 Contact Total200.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  400.00Total Student Learning Hours: 600.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Designed to develop the fireground command skills of all company officers. Provides information and experience in command and control techniques used at the scene of an emergency. Emphasizes decision making, the act of commanding.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of FIRE 75 (formerly FIRE 53) or equivalent.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Designed to develop the fireground command skills of all company officers. Provides information and experience in command & control techniques used at the scene of an emergency. Emphasizes decision making, the act of commanding.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of FIRE 75 (formerly FIRE 53) or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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  COURSE GOALS:
     1. To provide the student with a basic understanding of the
        role of the company officer in emergency situations.
     2. To enable the student to apply the decision making process
        to the deployment of manpower and equipment on the fireground.
     3. To provide the student an opportunity to apply these skills
        in a safe environment through the use of fire simulations.
 COURSE OBJECTIVES:
     1. The student will identify the role of the company officer.
     2. Describe in writing the psychology of command.
     3. List and explain the basic divisions of firefighting
        operations.
     4. Analyze various simulated emergency situations
          a. establish tactical objectives
          b. apply either the simple or the complex decision model
          c. apply the management and operational principles
             required to bring the emergency under control.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  The Fireground officer
        a. Scene management
        b. Fireground safety
        c. Pressures of command
 2.  Fire Behavior
        a. Fire chemistry
        b. Extinguishing agents
        c. Fire behavior in structures
 3.  Fireground Resources
        a. Local, state, and federal
        b. Occupancy types and protection systems
        c. Prefire planning
        d. Estimating resource needs
 4.  Fireground Operations
        a. Strategy and tactics
        b. Role of first-in officer
        c. Initial fire attack
 5.  Fireground Management
        a. Decision making
        b. MBO
        c. Command and control
 6.  Emergency Simulation
        a. Skull sessions
        b. Simulator

Assignments:
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  The student will:
     1. Analyze and identify scene management and fireground safety.
     2. Analyze and identify fireground operations (Tactics & Strategy)
        and fireground management (Decision making, MBO, and Command
        & Control).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 10%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 70%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  CFSTES MANUAL.

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