Fire Officer Supervisor (Officer 1) (6622)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This program academically prepares the firefighter to assume the responsibility as a first line fire officer, and to challenge the state certification exam.
This program is geared for the sitting and prospective company officer. It trains the firefighter to lead in-service company fire safety inspections, use proper strategies and tactics to fight fire, be an effective incident commander, and serve as a trainer, mentor and middle manager.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Must be a working or volunteer firefighters.
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
This program is 12 credits.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Kerry Weiss, Interim Director
email@example.com (561) 868-3811
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|FFP2120||Building Construction Fire Protection||3|
|FFP2720||Company Officer & Leadership||3|
|FFP2740||Fire Service Course Delivery||3|
|FFP2810||Firefighting Strategy and Tactics 1||3|
|Total Program Credits: 12|
Existing firefighters can enhance their opportunity for advancement or employment by completing this program. Approximately 17percent of all firefighters in Florida hold the rank of first line supervisor or are in the acting position on a regular basis.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
Career Path Notes
Company officer is usually the second rung of the fire service career ladder. This certificate will demonstrate that the firefighter has properly prepared him/herself academically for the position.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/