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|Discipline and Nbr:
FIRE COMMAND 1A||
Fire Command 1A
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||40.00||5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||200.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||1 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||40.00|| ||Contact Total||200.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 400.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 600.00||
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.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of FIRE 75 (formerly FIRE 53) or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of FIRE 75 (formerly FIRE 53) or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
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.
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
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
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
c. Command and control
6. Emergency Simulation
a. Skull sessions
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
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 10%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 70%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%