This certificate programprovides a comprehensive understanding of the skills necessary for success as aCompany Officer/first line supervisor in the Fire Service industry. This program is designed to meet the needs ofin-service professionals interested in promoting to a supervisory position andfor those seeking to advance their knowledge in this area. Fire Company Officer Certificate ofAchievement Certification includes the completion of the courses listed below. Career opportunities include: Fire Captain, Fire Engineer/Driver-Operator,or Lietenant. A certificate is designedto provide career technical skills; it is not equivalent to an Associate’s Degree.
|Course Number||Course Title||Annual Sections||Annual Enrollment|
|Fire 78||Fire Tactics and Strategy||2||50|
|Fire 97||Ethical Leadership in the Classroom||2||40|
|Fire 172||Intermediate Wildland fire Behavior, S-290||1||20|
|Fire 173||Hazardous Materials Incident Command||2||40|
|Fire 174||Human Resource Management for Company Officers, CO 2A||1||20|
|Fire 175||General Administrative Functions for Company Officers, CO 2B||1||20|
|Fire 176||Fire Inspections and Investigations for Company Officers, CO 2C||1||20|
|Fire 177||All-Risk Command Operations for Company Officers, CO 2D||1||20|
|Fire 178||Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers, CO 2E||1||20|
|Fire 179||Instructional Methodology, Instructor-1||1||20|
|Fire 241||Incident Command System, ICS 200||1||20|
TheFire Company Officer Certificate of Achievement is being created in response toindustry requests. It is also beingcreated for in-service fire personnel in recognition for advance course work toaid in the promotional process. The FireCompany Officer Certificate of Achievement is in line with Fire Technology ProgramOutcomes as listed below:
Over the past several years, fireindustry partners and the Fire Advisory Board have requested a Company OfficerCertification. Recently, the CaliforniaFire Technology Directors Association (CFTDA) has completed the CourseIdentification Numbering (C-ID) process for specific courses that many collegeshave identified as essential to this certification. By creating a Fire Company Officer’s Certificateof Achievement, many in-service fire personnel who desire to promote within thefire service will have an avenue to pursue certification.
The Curriculum for this Certificate ofAchievement has been approved by the Chancellors office.
Current Sierra College Fire Technologyawards include: AA/AS in FireTechnology, Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology and Fire Academy, anda Firefighter II Skills Certificate.
|Course Number||Course Title||Units||Sequence|
|Fire 78||Fire Tactics and Strategy||3||Fall or Spring|
|Fire 97||Ethical Leadership in the Classroom||.5||Fall or Spring|
|Fire 172||Intermediate Wildland fire Behavior, S-290||2||Fall|
|Fire 173||Hazardous Materials Incident Command||1||Fall|
|Fire 174||Human Resource Management for Company Officers, CO 2A||2||Spring|
|Fire 175||General Administrative Functions for Company Officers, CO 2B||1||Spring|
|Fire 176||Fire Inspections and Investigations for Company Officers, CO 2C||2||Spring|
|Fire 177||All-Risk Command Operations for Company Officers, CO 2D||1.5||Spring|
|Fire 178||Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers, CO 2E||1.5||Spring|
|Fire 179||Instructional Methodology, Instructor-1||1.5||Summer|
|Fire 241||Incident Command System, ICS 200||.5||Spring|
|Total Required Units:||16.5|