Fire Officer II (PILOT)
Instructional Hours: 32.00
This course has a Canvas component which requires internet access.
This course includes sessions using the MFRI Simulation Center.
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as an entry-level company officer. 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.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this 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. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, online learning activities and team-focused practical exercises.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final practical examinations.
*This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Officer II.
MFRI Fire Officer I (MGMT 201), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or 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.