Fire Officer II
Old Course Code: FOTIIR
Instructional Hours: 45.00
Objective: To provide the student with training in company operations and administration that enhances the entry-level company officer training course. Versions 1 and 2
Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to effectively manage human resources, community/public relations, fire department organization and administration, including budgets, reports, and planning, fire inspection, investigation, public education and emergency service delivery and safety. (NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications) A score of 70% or better is required on the final written and practical examinations. Each session in this course has required homework assignments. Versions 1 and 2
Course Content: Major topics covered in the course are human resource management, managing affirmative action, government agencies, supervisor and subordinate interaction, the budgetary process, information management systems, health and safety, fire safety inspection, public fire education, specialized fire protection equipment, organizational communications, strategic planning and tactics. Versions 1 and 2
Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, quizzes, final written examination and skills checkoff list. Versions 1 and 2
The prerequisite for this course is MFRI Fire Officer I
MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, IFSAC or DOD/IFSAC Fire Officer I certification.
It is suggested that a minimum of one year of experience at the Fire Officer I level be completed before enrolling in this program.
Upon successful completion, this course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for: