2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FT 191 - Introduction to Company Officer

Credits: 3
This is an entry-level course which prepares the students to recognize the fire service company officer’s role. It will examine group dynamics, communication, fire department organizational structure, fire ground and station management. This course partially meets the National Fire Protection Association’s standard for Fire Officer. This course qualifies the student to take the State Fire Officer I exam.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the company officer’s role in the fire service.
  2. Identify keys to effective delegation.
  3. Assign tasks using an in-basket exercise.
  4. Differentiate between punishment and discipline.
  5. Describe essential elements of effective communication.
  6. Distinguish between orders and directives, policies and procedures on a written form.

Prerequisite: FT 101  and FT 104 ; or Instructor approval

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