Company Fire Officer Certificate

Curriculum FIR.CFO.CERT (C444E)

The company fire officer is responsible for the administration and supervision of a fire company for fire suppression, hazardous material response, rescue operations and emergency medical services. The certificate is only available for current firefighters certified as a Firefighter III or an Advanced Technician Firefighter, through the Illinois State Fire Marshal. This certificate will give the student the classes required for certification as a “Company Fire Officer”, through the Illinois State Fire Marshal. A passing grade is in all classes to enable students to sit for the certification exam through the Illinois State Fire Marshal. (Fall 2018)

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Company Fire Officer Certificate, the graduate will be able to describe:

  • the roles and responsibilities of an Illinois State Fire Marshall Instructor I;
  • the components and key terms of the National Incident Management System is according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency; and
  • the roles and responsibilities of an Illinois State Fire Marshall Company Fire Officer.

Semester One

FIR 101National Incident Management System (NIMS)

1 credit

FIR 195 #Fire Service Instructor I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:4

Semester Two

FIR 102Basic ICS and Application Towards Single Resource & Initial Action Incidents

1 credit

FIR 204 #Company Fire Officer I

3 credits

FIR 205 #Company Fire Officer II

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 13

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required for each FIR course.

See FIR course descriptions.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653