Fire Officer 1 Series

ATPC1740 Fire Service Course Delivery

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 10 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teaching situations, as well as devices for specific areas. Also stressed are measuring teaching effectiveness, the use of media and visual aids.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. Part of Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, Fire Instructor II and Fire Instructor III.

ATPC1810 Firefighter Tactics and Strategies I

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 10 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

The curriculum is designed to cover basic factors involved in coping with an emergency scene, and determining the best use of available resources in protecting lives and property. The course emphasizes the changing nature of an emergency situation, and the ways in which the fire officer can evaluate the effectiveness of his or her proposed Incident Action Plan.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. IS700 completion is required as a prerequisite. Part of Fire Officer I.

ATPC2720 Company Officer

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 10 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today’s ever-changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. Part of Fire Officer I.

ATPC2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service

45 contact hours, 3 college credits, class size: 10 minimum, 25 maximum
Course Fees: $290.00

The curriculum in this portion of the Fire Prevention Inspection Certification Program deals with building construction. Topics include identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity, how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse, and many other life safety issues. This is not a building course per se, but rather a course to identify construction features and their hazards under fire conditions.

NOTE: This course may require work to be done prior to and /or following attendance at the course. Students will be notified prior to the class. Part of Fire Inspector I, Fire Investigator I, and Fire Officer I.