The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Fire Science - Company Officer certificate of achievement is designed for students who have already obtained State Fire Training Firefighter II and provides the student with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to be a successful first-line supervisor. The program includes California State recognized coursework that directly benefits students who may wish to advance within the fire service to a supervisory position.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills;
- Apply necessary skills to be a successful Company Officer;
- Understand and apply foundational knowledge as a Company Officer supervisor.