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Fire Officer Academy

Fire Officer Courses

Fire Command 1A: Command Principles for Company Officers: This course provides instruction and simulation time pertaining to the initial decision and action processes at a working fire. Topics include the fire officer, fire behavior, fireground resources, operations, and management. Prerequisite: I-200

Fire Command 1B: Incident Management for Company Officers: This course provides the student with information on tactics, strategies, and scene management for multi-casualty incidents, hazardous materials incidents, and wildland fires. Each student also has the opportunity to increase his or her knowledge and skills by handling initial operations at these types of incidents through simulation and class activities. Prerequisite: I-200, Fire Command 1A

Fire Command 1C: I-Zone Fire Fighting for Company Officers: This course is designed around the responsibilities of the Company Officer at a wildland/urban interface incident. It will bring the structural Company Officer out of the city and into the urban/interface; in other words, from his or her comfort zone into an area that could very well be quite unfamiliar. Prerequisite: I-200, Fire Command 1A

Training Instructor 1A: Cognitive Lesson Delivery: This is the first of a three-course series. Topics include methods and techniques for training in accordance with the latest concepts in career education; select­ing, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching cognitive lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learn­ing efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations. Two (2) student instructor teaching demonstrations are required. Prerequisite: None

Training Instructor 1B: Psychomotor Lesson Delivery: This is the second of a three-course series. Topics include methods and tech­niques for training in accordance with the latest concepts in career education; selecting, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching psychomotor lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learning efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations. Two (2) student instructor teaching demon­strations are required. Prerequisite: Training Instructor 1A

Fire Investigation 1A: Fire Origin and Cause Determination: This course provides the participants with an introduction and basic overview of fire scene investiga­tion. The focus of the course is to provide information on fire scene indicators and to determine the fire's origin. Prerequisite: None

Fire Management 1: Management/Supervision for Company Officers: This course prepares or enhances the first line supervisor's ability to supervise subordinates. It intro­duces key management concepts and practices utilized and includes discussions about decision mak­ing, time management, leadership styles, personnel evaluations, and counseling guidelines. Prerequisite: None

Fire Prevention 1A: Introduction to the California Fire Code: This course provides a broad, technical overview of fire prevention codes and ordinances, inspection practices, and key hazards. Prerequisite: None

Fire Prevention 1B: Inspection of Fire Protection Systems and Special Hazards: This course will provide fire prevention professionals with the base level of knowledge necessary to inspect fire protection systems and special hazards. Prerequisite: Fire Prevention 1A

I-300: Intermediate ICS: This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently using ICS in supervisory roles on ex­panding for Type 3 incidents. Prerequisite: I-200