SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2020 1:13:38 PMFIRE 83 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 83Title:  ALL RISK COMMAND OPS  
Full Title:  All Risk Command Operations for Company Officers
Last Reviewed:9/23/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled10.004 max.Lecture Scheduled40.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total10.00 Contact Total40.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  80.00Total Student Learning Hours: 120.00 

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:  FIRE 270.1

Catalog Description:
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An overview of the information necessary to conduct incident size-up and the development and implementation of initial plan of action involving single and multi-unit operations for various types of emergency incidents as well as mitigating the situation following agency safety procedures, conducting pre-incident planning and developing and conducting a post-incident analysis. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of FIRE 85 AND FIRE 91 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:
Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training

Schedule of Classes Information
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An overview of the information necessary to conduct incident size-up and the development and implementation of initial plan of action involving single and multi-unit operations for various types of emergency incidents as well as mitigating the situation following agency safety procedures, conducting pre-incident planning and developing and conducting a post-incident analysis. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of FIRE 85 AND FIRE 91 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Spring 2020Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate the communication skills needed for reporting incident conditions and
    commanding resources at an emergency incident.
2.  Demonstrate the critical thinking, communication and decision making skills necessary to
    develop and implement a plan of action and manage an emergency.
3.  Demonstrate the ability to communicate service demands and to identify the plans used to
    assist in their mitigation

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify course objectives, requirements, assignments, activities, evaluation methods and
    participation requirements
2. Identify the different levels and courses required for certification in the Fire Officer Tract and
    the capstone task book and testing process
3. Describe the duties of a Level I and II Company Officer and a Level I Wildland Fire Officer
4. Demonstrate the ability to develop an initial plan of action
5. Demonstrate the ability to implement a plan of action
6. Demonstrate the ability to develop and conduct a post-incident analysis
7. Identify the elements of operational plan used to obtain resources and implement plans in
    accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1600 to mitigate the incident
8. Demonstrate the ability to write a report identifying the causes of service demands within an
    agency's service area

Topics and Scope
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I. Orientation and Administration
    A. Review of facilities
     B. Review of classroom requirements
    C. Review of syllabus, participation, assignments and evaluation methods
II. Fire Officer Certification Track Course Requirements
    A. Level I requirements
    B. Level II requirements
    C. The capstone task book process
    D. The capstone testing process
III. Duties of a Company (level I) Officer
    A. Use of personnel to accomplish assignments
    B. Dealing with the community
    C. General administrative functions
    D. Supervising emergency operations
    E. Conducting inspections and investigations
    F. Implementing health and safety plans and procedures
IV. Developing an Initial Plan of Action
    A. Principles of command
         1. Decision making
         2. Command presence
         3. Risk assessment
    B. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for emergency operations
         1. Size-up
         2. Report on conditions
         3. Company operations
    C. Analysis of emergency scene conditions for various incidents
         1. Single family dwellings
         2. Multiple family dwellings
         3. Commercial occupancy fires
         4. Assembly occupancy fires
         5. Mid-rise and high-rise fires
         6. Multi-casualty incidents
         7. Technical rescue incidents
    D. Activating local emergency plans
    E. Allocating resources
    F. Components of the Incident Command System (ICS) 201 briefing form
     G. Effect of fire behavior in a structure
V. Implementing a Plan of Action
     A. Resources available for the mitigation of an emergency
          1. Emergency resources
         2. Non-emergency resources
    B. Using an incident management system
    C. Scene safety considerations
    D. Mitigating scene safety hazards
    E. Personnel accountability systems
    F. Managing and accounting assigned personnel in emergency conditions
    G. Procedures for the transfer of command
VI. Developing and Conducting a Post-Incident Analysis
     A. Elements of a Post-Incident Analysis
         1. Strategy and tactics
         2. Safety issues
    B. Contributing factors for various incidents
    C. Departmental procedures
         1. Dispatch
         2. Operations
         3. Customer service
VII. Operational Plans Used to Mitigate Incidents
    A. National, state and local informational recourse available to mitigate emergency incidents
    B. Command staff and unit supervision positions in the Incident management system
    C. Components of NFPA 1600, Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity
         Programs
VIII. Writing Reports Identifying Service Demand Causes - Interpreting Response Data to
       Identify Reasons for Service Demands

Assignments:
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1. Pre-course reading and writing assignments
2. Reading between class sessions (20 - 30 pages)
3. Role-playing activities including simulations and tabletop exercises (9 - 10)
4. Group problem solving scenarios (2 - 3)
5. Written exercises (ICS forms) (2 - 4)
6. Case studies (2 - 3)
7. Quizzes (2 - 4)
8. Summative exam

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
5 - 20%
Pre-course writing assignments, written exercises
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 15%
Tabletop exercises and case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 15%
Problem solving scenarios, role-playing activities including simulations and table top exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 75%
Quizzes and Summative Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Pre-course reading assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer. 5th ed. IFSTA. 2014 (classic)
Fire Officer: Principles and Practices. 3rd. Ward, Michael. Jones and Bartlett. 2015 (classic)
FIRESCOPE Field Operations Guide ICS 420-1. 2012 (classic)
NFPA 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. 2015 (classic)

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