California State Fire Marshal (CSFM)

CSFM 070  Confined Space - Awareness   Units: 0.5

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 075  Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness Level   Units: 0.5

This courses provides students information on Hazardous Materials notification and reporting requirements for Fire Department personnel who may witness or discover a Hazardous Materials leak, spill, or discharge. This course meets and exceeds the requirements of CFR 29 1910.120 and CCR Title 8.
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

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

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
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

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

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: 27         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CSFM-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

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
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

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

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 083A  Company Officer 2A: Human Resource Management   Units: 2

This course provides information on the use of human resources to accomplish assignments, evaluating member performance, supervising personnel, and integrating health and safety plans, policies, and procedures into daily activities as well as the emergency scene.
Lecture Hours: 40         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Must meet the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II as stated in the California State Fire Training certification track.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 083B  Company Officer 2B: General Administration Functions   Units: 1

This course provides information on general administrative functions, the implementation of department policies and procedures, and addresses conveying the fire department's role, image, and mission to the public.
Lecture Hours: 20         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Must meet the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II as stated in the California State Fire Training certification track.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 083C  Company Officer 2C: Fire Inspections and Investigations   Units: 2

This course provides information on conducting inspections, identifying hazards and addressing violations, performing a fire investigation to determine preliminary cause and securing the incident scene and preserving evidence.
Lecture Hours: 40         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Must meet the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II as stated in the California State Fire Training certification track.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 083D  Company Officer 2D: All Risk Command Operations   Units: 2

This course provides information on conducting incident size-up, developing and implementing an initial plan of action involving single and multi-unit operations for various types of emergency incidents to mitigate the situation following agency safety procedures, conducting preincident planning, and develop a post-incident analysis.
Lecture Hours: 40         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Must meet the educational requirements for Fire,Fighter II as stated in the California State Fire ,Training certification track. ICS-200.B: ICS for single resources and initial,action incidents. Hazardous Material Incident Commander (as offered,by the California Specialized Training Institute)
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 083E  Company Officer 2E: Wildland Incident Operations   Units: 2

This course provides information on evaluating and reporting incident conditions, analyzing incident needs, developing and implementing a plan of action to deploy incident resources, completing all operations to suppress a wildland fire, establishing an incident command post, creating an incident action plan, and completing incident records and reports.
Lecture Hours: 40         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: CSFM-083D
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Completion of S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior,(classroom delivery only) Must meet the educational requirements for Fire,Fighter II as stated in the California State Fire ,Training certification track.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 084A  Instructor 1: Instructor Methodology   Units: 2

This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 (Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications). At the end of this course, candidates for Instructor I certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments. The Instructor I will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction.
Lecture Hours: 40         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 085A  Fire Inspector 1A: Duties and Administration   Units: 1

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Inspector I including legal responsibilities and authority, codes and standards, the inspection process, confidentiality and privacy requirements, and ethical conduct, and administrative tasks including preparing inspection reports, recognizing the need for a permit or plan review, investigating common complaints, and participating in legal proceedings.
Lecture Hours: 24         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 085B  Fire Inspector 1B: Fire and Life Safety   Units: 1

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of fire and life safety aspects related to the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Inspector I including building construction, occupancy classifications, occupancy load, means of egress, hazardous conditions, fire growth potential, fire flow, and emergency planning and preparedness measures.
Lecture Hours: 24         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: CSFM-085A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 085C  Fire Inspector 1C: Field Inspection   Units: 1

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of field inspection roles and responsibilities of a Fire Inspector I including basic plan review, emergency access for an existing system, hazardous materials, and the operational readiness of fixed fire suppression systems, existing fire detection and alarm systems, and portable fire extinguishers.
Lecture Hours: 24         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: CSFM-085B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CSFM 085D  Fire Inspector 1D: Field Inspection- California Specific   Units: 1

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of a Fire Fighter I's field inspection roles and responsibilities specific to California including tents, canopies, and temporary membrane structures; fireworks and explosives; and wildland urban interface environments.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: CSFM-085C
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None