The Administrative Fire Services, Chief Officer Certificate is designed to prepare students for careers as chief officers. This program meets the requirements of the California Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Chief Officer Certification track of the California State Fire Marshall.
Students will demonstrate skills and knowledge expected in upper-level management positions within the fire service through the application of leadership, management, and ethical decision-making models.
Students will develop mission-specific goals and strategies to support executive leadership in fire department daily operations as well as all-risk emergency situations.
Students will analyze intergovernmental and public relationships between city, county, state and federal agencies and how they relate to emergency and non-emergency public safety coordination.
|FOT 146||Fire Management 2A: Organizational Development and Human Relations||0.5|
|FOT 147||Fire Management 2B: Fire Service Financial Management||0.5|
|FOT 148||Fire Management 2C: Personnel and Labor Relations||0.5|
|FOT 149||Fire Management 2D: Strategic Planning||0.5|
|FOT 150||Fire Management 2E: Ethics and the challenge of Leadership||0.8|
|FOT 151||Fire Command 2A: Command Tactics at Major Fires||0.8|
|FOT 152||Fire Command 2B: Management of Major Hazardous Materials Incidents||0.8|
|FOT 153||Fire Command 2C: High-Rise Fire Fighting Tactics||0.5|
|FOT 154||Fire Command 2D: Planning for Large Scale Disasters||0.8|
|FOT 155||Fire Command 2E: Wildland Fire Fighting Tactics||0.8|
In addition, select a minimum of 9 units from the following list (classes in this area may be substituted with similar classes):
Fire Protection Organization
Fire Behavior and Combustion
Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival
Building Construction for Fire Protection
Fire Protection Systems
Physical Fitness for Public Safety Personnel
Physical Fitness for Public Safety Personnel - Performance and Assessment
Basic Fire Academy