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Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Fire Officer I Technical Certificate of Credit is conducted in cooperation with the Georgia Fire Academy and Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training to ensure graduates have the skills, knowledge and credentials to serve as firefighters in paid and volunteer fire departments. Graduates will be tested and certified at the National Professional Qualifications level. Program graduates receive a Fire Officer I Technical Certificate of Credit.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will perform emergency decontamination procedures with 100% accuracy, given a conscious contaminated victim in a life threatening situation and proper tools.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Fire Officer I, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 14 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (14 hours)
FRSC 1110 Fire Administration - Supervision & Leadership 3
FRSC 1132 Fire Service Instructor 4
FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4
FRSC 2120 Fire Protection Systems 3