Fire Officer II (Captain)
- Fire Officer I Certificate
|FST 205||Fire Cause Determination||3|
|FST 207||Strategy and Tactics II||3|
||Fire Ground Organization and Command (ICS)||3|
|FST 255||Fire Service Management||3|
FST 205 Fire Cause Determination
FST 205 covers the proper method(s) of conducting basic fire investigation, determining area and point of origin, cause and methods of fire spread, and recognition and preservation of evidence. The course includes arson law, Constitutional law, interviewing, court procedures, and testimony.
FST 207 Strategy and Tactics
This course provides the skills and knowledge for the career firefighter in handling complex fire, EMS and hazardous materials incidents, and working with the incident command system, other resources, and private and public entities.
FST 253 Fire Ground Organization and Command
Prerequisite: FST 202
FST 253 focuses on fire ground management, resource availability, management and deployment, National Incident Management System and all related components, communications, problem solving, and table top exercises.
FST 255 Fire Service Management
Prerequisites: FST 202 and FST 206, or permission of instructor
FST 255 serves as the basic management course for present and potential members of the fire service and for students and members of other fire science-related professions. It introduces you to current management practices and philosophies and real-world applications from the supervisor's point of view. The course covers decision-making/problem-solving, communication skills, conflict resolution, creativity and innovation, as well as the role of the manager in supervising personnel and programs, e.g., motivation, leadership, counseling, ethics, and handling discipline and grievances.