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Fire Science - Company Officer Certificate Public Safety Total Units: 19.5
Term Effective: Fall 2020


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.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  2. Apply necessary skills to be a successful Company Officer;
  3. Understand and apply foundational knowledge as a Company Officer supervisor.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Fire Science - Company Officer Certificate program are:

  • Complete 19.5 units from
    • Fire Science - Company Officer

Fire Science - Company Officer - complete 19.50 units
FIRE 50Ethical Leadership in the Classroom0.50
FIRE 69S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior2.00
FIRE 80Human Resource Management for Company Officers2.00
FIRE 81Fire Administration for Company Officers1.00
FIRE 82Fire Inspections and Investigations for Company Officers2.00
FIRE 83All Risk Command Operations for Company Officers2.00
FIRE 84Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers2.00
FIRE 85Hazardous Materials Incident Commander2.00
FIRE 86AFire Service Instructor I2.00
FIRE 90Firefighting Tactics and Strategy3.00
FIRE 91ICS-200 Basic Incident Command System1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2020

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.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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