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    Mar 24, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog
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FIP 226 Fire Officer I & II (4 Credit Hours)

Class Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the knowledge, skills, and requirements referenced in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1021 for Fire Officer I and II training. Topics include officer roles and responsibilities, budgets, fire cause determination, inspections, education, leadership, management, public relations, and other requirements included in the NFPA standard. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of relevant NFPA standards as required for state Fire Officer I and II certification.

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of an officer in the fire service.
2. Develop a budget.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of supervisory and management skills within the fire service.
4. Demonstrate the ability to apply organizational guidelines and policies for given incident and non-incident situations.
5. Explain the importance of leading and motivating individuals and others as a company or unit.

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