Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement
Fire technology is the study of the organization and function of fire prevention and suppression techniques; fire behavior, combustible materials, extinguishing agents, hazardous and toxic material; fire protection techniques and systems; fire command and fire management (supervision).
The certificate of achievement is designed to provide students with skills necessary for employment or advancement as an entry level firefighter. Students earning the certificate may also choose to continue their study toward an associate or baccalaureate degree in the field.
Past recipients of the COD Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology have obtained positions as firefighter, firefighter/EMT and paramedic.
This program follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) model from the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland and is a component of accreditation from the California State Fire Marshal.
|FIRE 001||Principles Of Emergency Services||3|
|FIRE 002||Fire Prevention||3|
|FIRE 003||Fire Protection Equipment & Systems||3|
|FIRE 004||Bldg Construction For Fire Protection||3|
|FIRE 005||Fire Behavior & Combustion||3|
|FIRE 007||Principles Of Fire & Emergency Services Safety & Survival||3|
|Select 4 units from the following (with Advisor approval):||4|
|Firefighting Strategies & Tactics|
|Wildland Fire Technology|
|Confined Space - Awareness|
|Fire Investigation 1A: Fire Origin/Cause Determination|
|Fire Investigation 1B: Techniques of Fire Investigation|
|Training Instructor 1A: Cognitive Lesson Delivery|
|Training Instructor 1B: Psychomotor Lesson Delivery|
|Training Instructor 1C: Instructional Devlpmnt Technqs|
|I-200: Basic ICS|
|I-300: Intermediate ICS|
|I-400: Advanced ICS|
|Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1A: Emergency Vehicle Ops|
|Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1B: Pump Operations|
|Fire Prevention 1|
|Command 1A: Command Principles for Company Officers|
|Command 1B: Incident Management-Company Officers|
|Command 1C: WUI Command Operations for the Company Officers|
|Fire Management 1: Mgt/Supervision for Company Officers|
|Building II & Fire Codes|
|Emergency Medical Responder|
|Emergency Medical Technician I|