The Fire Prevention Officer Degree is designed to prepare students as Fire Protection Engineering Technicians and as staff assistants to Fire Protection Engineers; to enable fire department personnel to upgrade skills in the area of fire prevention; to give architects, engineers and persons from other disciplines an opportunity to expand their knowledge of building, life safety and fire protection. This program meets the requirements of the California State Board of Fire Services Certified Firefighter I and college or university preparation. This degree option does not include FTC 121 and 121L in the program. Therefore, students must complete Area F of the Associate Degree general education requirements.
Student must complete the general education requirements as outlined in the appropriate catalog.
- Students will demonstrate written and verbal communication skills, basic math skills, public relations skills and ethical decision making skills required for the occupation of Fire Inspector.
- Students will perform skills that meet National Fire Protection Association Standard 1031 for Fire Inspector I, California State Fire Marshal Standards for Fire Inspector I and International Code Council Fire Inspector I
- Students will analyze, evaluate, and develop mitigation plans for emergency and hazardous conditions that are inherent to Fire Prevention.
Orientation and Physical Fitness
Firefighter I Physical Ability Examination
Basic Fire Academy
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