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FT 130 Fire Company Organization and Management

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: Company Officer is the preferred prerequisite, however, the minimum qualifications of Firefighter II in accordance with the State of California Office of the Fire Marshal may be accepted at the discretion of the instructor as this course meets Company Officer 2A instruction.

Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter.

An in-depth review of the operation, organization and planning concepts of today's fire departments. Emphasizes the functions of management including budgeting, time management, delegation, motivation, and discipline. Explores concepts of continuous improvement, team-building, and principles of quality management, relative to fire service operations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Comprehend the qualifications for entry level skills, the discipline and evaluation process, fire service structure, history, and culture for the field of fire technology.