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FIRE OFFICER II

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Fire Officer II 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 a Fire Company Officer in paid and volunteer fire departments. Upon successful completion of assigned NPQ tasks, graduates will have the opportunity to be tested and certified at the National Professional Qualifications Fire Officer II Level. Program graduates receive a Fire Officer II Technical Certificate of Credit. Students should be graduates of the Fire Officer I Technical Certificate of Credit before enrolling in this program.

Note: Candidates must be certified at the level of NPQ Fire Officer I to be eligible for NPQ Fire Officer II certification.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will determine the cause and origin of residential fires with 100% accuracy, given specific illustrations.

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 II, Technical Certificate of Credit.

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

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (14 hours)
FRSC 1151 Fire Prevention & Inspection 4
FRSC 1161 Fire Service Safety & Loss Control 3
FRSC 2100 Fire Administration Management 3
FRSC 2170 Fire and Arson Investigation 4