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FIREFIGHTER II

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Firefighter 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 firefighters in paid and volunteer fire departments. The certificate builds upon skills and knowledge acquired in the Firefighter I certificate and parallels the Advanced Firefighter Curriculum being developed by the Georgia Fire Academy. Students must be a graduate of Firefighter I Technical Certificate of Credit or NPQ Firefighter I Certified. Program graduates receive a Firefighter II Technical Certificate of Credit.

Note: Candidate must be certified at the NPQ Firefighter I level to be eligible for NPQ Firefighter II certification.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students will demonstrate assembling the equipment and charging the line in preparation to produce a foam stream with 100% accuracy, given the fire hose and nozzle provided, foam concentrate, and in-line educator.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

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: Firefighter II, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 13 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 (13 hours)
  FRSC 1050 Fire and Life Safety Educator I 3
  FRSC 1060 Fire Prevention, Preparedness & Maintenance 3
  FRSC 1070 Introduction to Technical Rescue 4
  FRSC 1080 Fireground Operations 3