Fire Officer Courses

Our Fire Officer Courses are broken down into 3 main categories of knowledge with specific tiered courses that earn mastery level of skill within each category to earn Fire Officer I & II certificates of completion. Our Fire Prevention Principle or Instructor I courses are the perquisite to any of our instructor II, Management I, and Tactics & Strategy I categories of knowledge. To learn more, please click into each module to see the detailed description of each course. Sign Up for Training Now!

Fire Officer Curriculum

Finish All Trainings Below To Earn: Fire Officer I Certification of Completion

Fire Prevention Principle


Applicable Certification Level: Fire Prevention Officer Desciption: The Fire Prevention Principles course covers materials in the areas of fire inspection, fire investigation, and fire cause determination. Inspection topics include: laws of the authority having jurisdiction, codes, ordinances, life safety code applications, building construction, occupancy, and inspection techniques, installed systems and water supply. Fire investigation concentrates on determining cause and point of origin.




Instructor Level I


*Instructor I (40 hours)

  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer I
Description: The Instructor I course is designed to give the student the knowledge and ability to teach from prepared materials which are predominantly skills oriented. Areas covered include: communication, concepts of learning, human relations in the teaching-learning environment, methods of teaching, organizing the learning environment, records and reports, testing and evaluation, instructor's roles and responsibilities, teaching techniques, and use of instructional materials to fulfill the lesson’s objective.




Managment Level I & II


Management I (40 hours)

  • Prerequisite: Fire Officer I Certificate of Completion
  • Applicable Certification level: Fire Officer II Certificate of Completion (After MGMT IV)
The Management I course is designed to provide the Fire Officer, who is in charge of a single fire company or station, with information and skills in supervisory practices and personnel management. Subject areas covered will include: the role and function of the Company Fire Officer, basic management principles and concepts, leadership, motivation, order giving, and conflict resolution, discipline. *Management II (40 hours)
  • Prerequisite: Management I
  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer II Certificate of Completion (After MGMT IV)
The Management II course is designed to provide the Fire Officer, who is in charge of a single fire company or station, with information and developmental skills in personnel management. This course provides coverage in the areas of basics of communications, report writing, interpersonal communication, group dynamics, coaching and counseling skills, and performance appraisal.




Tactics & Strategy Level I


Tactics & Strategy I (40 hours)

  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer I Certificate
Description: The Tactics & Strategy I course is designed for the Fire Officer who is responsible for commanding one to two companies at the fire or emergency scene, such as Company Officers and Chief Officers of small fire departments. Subject areas which will be
covered are: company officer leadership, safety, pre-fire planning, fire behavior, building construction, firefighting tactics, engine company and truck company operations, Hazardous Material, and strategic & tactical exercises.





Finish All Trainings Below To Earn: Fire Officer II Certification of Completion

Instructor Level II & III


Instructor II (40 hours)

  • Prerequisite: Instructor I
  • Applicable Certification level: Instructor II
Description: The emphasis of the Instructor II course is on teaching formalized lessons from materials prepared by the instructor, including relating information from one lesson or class to the next. Coverage includes: writing performance objectives, developing lesson plans,
preparing instructional materials i.e. power point presentations, constructing evaluation devices, demonstrating selected teaching methods, completing training records and reports, and identifying reference resources. *Instructor III (80 hours)
  • Prerequisite: Instructor II
  • Applicable Certification level: Instructor III Certificate of Completion & Fire Officer II Certificate of Completion
The Instructor III course provides training for instructors in the preparation of formalized courses, tests, evaluations, and associated instructional materials. Subject materials include but are not limited to: occupational analysis techniques, technical writing,
instructional materials development, writing tests and other evaluation instruments, and developing training records and reports.




Managment Level III & IV


Management III (40 hours)

  • Prerequisite: Management I & II
  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer II Certificate of Completion
Description: The Management III course is designed to provide the Fire Officer, who is in charge of multiple fire companies or stations, with information and skills in officer supervision and administrative functions. Subject areas covered will include: planning and decision- making, finance and budgeting, inventory, risk management, public relations and the news media. Management IV (40 hours)
  • Prerequisite: Management I & II
  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer II Certificate of Completion
Description: The Management IV course is designed to provide the Fire Officer, who is in charge of multiple fire companies or stations, with information and skills in personnel management. Subject areas covered will include the role and function of the Fire Officer II, introduction to Total Quality Management, performance evaluation, interviewing techniques, labor relations and collective bargaining, fire officer liability, and team building for better performance.




Tactics & Strategy Level II


Tactics & Strategy II (40 hours)

  • Prerequisite: Tactics & Strategy I
  • Applicable Certification Level: Fire Officer II Certificate
Description: The Tactics & Strategy II course is designed for the Fire Officer who is responsible for commanding a fire or emergency scene involving multiple companies. Subject areas which will be covered are: strategic concepts in firefighting, duties and responsibilitiesof command officers, incident command system (scene, manpower, and apparatus management), multi-company operations, disasters, high-rise operations, critical incident stress debriefing, and tactical exercises.





Firefighters

Learn strategies and tactics, along with instructor and management level skills.

Helicopter Rescue Team

Learn roadway extractions, confined space, trench, and vertical rescue techniques.

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Learn first responder skills that lead into management, technician, incident commander and branch officer level skills

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Learn required emergency response to terrorism and and mass casualty disasters.