Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Fire Service Company Officer Certificate

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The Fire Service Company Officer 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 Company Officer 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.