2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Fire Service Officer/Manager Certificate

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The Fire Service Officer/Manager certificate is designed for those interested in fire service leadership/management and in becoming a fire service officer.

Credit Hours Required: 22

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Fire Service Officer/Manager Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the legal issues and concerns affecting emergency services.
  2. Prescribe safety procedures for personnel operating in the fire ground.
  3. Use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire.
  4. Direct firefighting operations to achieve life safety, property conservation, and environmental protection.
  5. Lead functions and processes as the emergency scene commander.
  6. Incorporate and manage cost containment, budgeting, data analysis, personnel evaluation, community planning, and departmental and public organization.
  7. Determine factors and principles related to fire resistance, building codes and fire suppression issues.