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Fire Officer Leadership - CCL

Major: 5420
Effective Term: 2012 Summer II Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 15

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer Leadership program can be used by professional firefighters for promotions and salary advancement within the Fire Services. The program will provide courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, and human resource management.

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the program.

Admission Criteria:

Formal application and acceptance into the program or permission of Program Director.

Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
FSC202Supervisory Training for Firefighters 3
FSC204Firefighting Tactics and Strategy 3
FSC205Command Strategies for Major Emergencies 3
FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction 3
FSC214Human Resources Management in Fire Service 3

Program Competencies

  1. Describe the management of fire personnel as it pertains to their selection, discipline, recruitment, and probation. (FSC202)
  2. Describe the methods of attacking, controlling and extinguishing various types of fires. (FSC204)
  3. Describe the rules and responsibilities of the Incident Commander in managing various types of major emergencies. (FSC204)
  4. Describe methods for managing major emergencies, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, and medical incidents. (FSC205)
  5. Describe fire science personnel functions, including recruitment and selection, discipline, evaluation, and supervision of fire service personnel. (FSC214)
  6. Explain the methods of providing for firefighter safety and the reaction of various types of construction to fire and heat. (FSC208)

Additional information is available at MCCCD's Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.

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