California State Fire Marshal (CSFM)

CSFM 070  Confined Space - Awareness Units: 0.5

[formerly FIRE-070] This course provides instruction in identifying permit and non-permit required confined spaces, hazards associated with confined spaces, state regulations, communications, and equipment requirements. This course does not qualify participants to enter confined spaces. This course is approved by the California State Fire Marshal and California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES).
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 077A  Fire Investigation 1A: Fire Origin & Cause Determination Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-077A] This course provides the students with an introduction and basic overview of fire scene investigation. The focus of the course is to provide information on fire scene indicators and todetermine the fire's origin.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 077B  Fire Investigation 1B: Techniques Of Fire Investigation Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-077B] This course provides a deeper understanding of fire investigation and builds on Fire Investigation 1A. Topics include the juvenile fire setter, report writing, evidence preservation and collection,interview techniques, motives, and fire fatalities.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-077A or FIRE-077A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 078A  Training Instructor 1A: Cognitive Lesson Delivery Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-078A] Personnel preparing for a Company Officer, SFT Registered Instructor, or Training Officer position. This is the first of a threecourse series. Topics include methods and techniques for training in accordance with the latest concepts in career education; selecting, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching cognitive lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learning efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 078B  Training Instructor 1B: Psychomotor Lesson Delivery Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-078B] Personnel preparing for a Company Officer, SFT Registered Instructor, or Training Officer position. This is the second of a three-course series. Topics include methods/techniques for training with the latest concepts in career education; selecting, adapting, organizing, and using instructional materials appropriate for teaching psychomotor lessons; criteria and methods to evaluate teaching and learning efficiency; and an opportunity to apply major principles of learning through teaching demonstrations. Two (2) student instructor teaching demonstrations are required of all.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-078A or FIRE-078A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 078C  Training Instructor 1C: Instructional Devlpmnt Technqs Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-078C] Personnel preparing for SFT Registered Instructor or Training Officer position. This is the third of a three-course series. Topics include methods and techniques for developing lesson plans, ancillary components, and tests in accordance with the latest concepts in career education. The course offers the opportunity to develop, receive feedback, and finalize instructional materials and deliver a teaching demonstration. Two (2) student instructor teaching demonstrations are required of all.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-078B or FIRE-078B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 079B  I-200: Basic ICS Units: 1

[formerly FIRE-079B] This course describes the principal features that constitute the ICS. Collectively, these features identify the unique quality of the ICS as an incident or event management system. Features are five primary functions, management objectives, unity and chain of command, transfer of command, organizational flexibility,unified command, span of control, common terminology, personnel accountability, integrated communications, resources management and the incident action plan.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 079C  I-300: Intermediate ICS Units: 1.5

[formerly FIRE-079C] This course provides a description and detail of the Incident Command System (ICS) organization and operations in supervisory roles on expanding or Type 3 incidents. Topics include: ICS fundamentals review, incident/event assessment and agency guidance is establishing incident objectives, Unified Command, incident resource management, planning process,demobilization, transfer of command and close out procedures.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-079B or FIRE-079B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 079D  I-400: Advanced ICS Units: 1

[formerly FIRE-079D] This course directs students towards an operational understanding of large single-agency and complex multi-agency-jurisdictional incident responses. Topics include: review of command and general staff, major and or complex incident/event management, area command and multi-agency coordination.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-079C or FIRE-079C
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 082A  Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1A: Emergency Vehicle Ops Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-082A] This course provides students with information on driver responsibilities, recognized standards, and related laws for fire apparatus. Topics include basic inspections; documentation; maintenance; troubleshooting fire apparatus; and techniques on driving and positioning the fire apparatus. Each student has the opportunity to increase his or her driving skills during simulated driving conditions. This course is a California State Fire Training course that meets the current California Vehicle Code (CVC) section 12804.11 requirements. It reflects the new requirements for California firefighter licensing law per (AB 1648) and the 2009 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. A minimum of 40 hours is required. (Students must pay state fire training certification fee.)
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: Fire apparatus driving experience on a public highway. Option 1: Signed verification from the Fire Chief (form is on the SFT website); or Option 2: California Class B driver's license, fire fighter restricted; or Option 3: California Class A, B, or C driver's license, fire fighter endorsed.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 082B  Fire Apparatus Driver-Operator 1B: Pump Operations Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-082B] Students learn about pump construction and theory of pump operations in this course. Topics include methods for performing basic hydraulics and techniques on basic inspections, documentation, maintenance, and troubleshooting fire pumps. Students will have the opportunity to increase their pumping skills during simulated pumping conditions. This course is a California State Fire Training course that meets the 2009 NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. A minimum of 40 hours is required. (Students must pay state fire training certification fee.)
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and ESYS-004
Limitation on enrollment: Fire apparatus driving experience on a public highway. Option 1: Signed verification from the Fire Chief (form is on the SFT website); Option 2: California Class B driver's license, fire fighter restricted; or Option 3: California Class A, B, or C driver's license, fire fighter endorsed.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 090A  Fire Prevention 1 Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-090A] This course provides students with the basic knowledge of the Company Officer certification track and Capstone Task Book process. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the Company Officer's role in fire prevention; including the relationship between life safety and building construction, the elements of a quality company inspection program, and how to address complex hazards encountered during an inspection. This is a California State Fire Marshal approved California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES) approved course. A minimum of 40 hours is required. California State Fire Marshal certificate fees are required of each student upon successful completion of this course. Students will receive a CSFM Fire Prevention 1 certificate.
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 091A  Command 1A: Command Principles For Company Officers Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-091A] This course provides an introduction to the principles of command, an overview of the concepts of command safety and the risk management process, pre-incident planning considerations, command considerations at structure fire incidents, Company Officer initial actions at an incident including the development of incident priorities, strategy, and tactics, information on the roles and responsibilities of a Company Officer for post-incident actions. Each student will have the opportunity to gain experience in a controlled environment through structure fire incident simulations. This is a California State Fire Marshal amd California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES) approved course. A minimum of 40 hours is required. California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) certificate fees are required of each student that successfully completes this course for the Command 1A certificate that will be issued.
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: BFFA-063B with a minimum grade of "B" or current volunteer,reserve firefighters CSFM-079B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 091B  Command 1B: Incident Management-Company Officers Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-091B] This course provides instruction in the art of command as related to tactical fire problems and prepares the fire officer for emergency operation command. Topics include pre-planning and attack utilizing simulator, chemical and pesticide emergencies, shipping papers, and environmental considerations. This course prepares the fire officer for emergency operation command. This is a California State Fire Marshal and California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES) approved course. A minimum of 40 hours is required.
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: FIRE-091A CSFM-079B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 091C  Command 1C: WUI Command Operations For Company Officers Units: 2.5

[formerly FIRE-091C] This course is designed around the responsibilities of the Company Officer at a wildland/urban interface incident. It brings the structural Company Officer out of the city and into the urban interface; in other words, from his or her comfort zone into an area that could very well be quite unfamiliar. This is a California State Fire Marshal approved California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES) approved course. A minimum of 40 hours is required. California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) certificate fees are required of each student that successfully completes this course for the Command 1C certificate that will be issued.
Lecture Hours: 45         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-079B CSFM-091A Limitation on Enrollment: S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire,Behavior (NWCG online is acceptable) htttp://www.nwcg.gov/
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 092  Fire Management 1: Mgmt.-Supervision For Company Officers Units: 2

[formerly FIRE-092] This course prepares or enhances the first line supervisor's ability to supervise subordinates. It introduces key management concepts and practices and includes discussions about decision making, time management, leadership styles, personnel evaluations, and counseling guidelines. This is a California State Fire Marshal and California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES)approved course. A minimum of 40 hours is required. California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) certificate fees are required of each student that successfully completes this course for the Fire Management 1 certificate that will be issued.
Lecture Hours: 31.5         Lab Hours: 13.5          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None