Firefighter Operations

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Firefighter Operations provides the opportunity for individuals seeking employment in various firefighting settings to acquire the minimum standard firefighting skills needed in the field.

Details

Major Code: 
5557
Award: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
17-28
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
EMT104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. Depending on the college, this may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation.

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:3-14
EMT101Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.50)
OR
Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) OR
Permission of Program Director(0) 0-0.50
 
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9) AND
EMT/FSC104ABApplied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology (0.5)
OR
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9)
OR
Arizona State EMT Certification (0) OR
Arizona State Paramedic Certification (0) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-9.5
 
FSC105Hazardous Materials/First Responder3
FSC130Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT (1) OR
Verification of CPAT completion (0) OR
Permission of Program Director0-1
Admission criteria

Completion of Program Prerequisites.
Formal application and admission to the program is required.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:14
FSC102Fire Department Operations11
FSC134Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters3
Competencies
  • Describe the theory of fire behavior, including types of fires, and explain how building construction relates to firefighting operations. (FSC102)
  • Identify and describe the types, functions, and maintenance of firefighting apparatus, and demonstrate the appropriate and safe use of each. (FSC102)
  • Identify, describe, and explain fire department operations, including equipment, personnel, and administrative policies. (FSC102)
  • Demonstrate the use of proper tools, standard operating procedures, and firefighter skills in a variety of firefighting situations and firefighter tasks. (FSC102)
  • Describe the physical requirements for performing basic firefighting tasks. (FSC134)
  • Apply skills of mental aspects of performance required in physical agility testing and firefighting. (FSC134)
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: GC, MC, PC, PV

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