In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire service administration, fire tech, fire management, fire science, public administration, emergency management, human resources management or leadership.
This two-day course presents the Company Officer (CO) with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. The course includes techniques and approaches to problem-solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the CO's subordinates, methods for running meetings effectively in the fire service environment, and decision-making skills for the CO.
• Line fire officers, unit commanders, or program supervisors.
• Fire or rescue personnel due for promotion/appointment to officer rank or supervisory position within six months.
• Training officers, staff or administrative officers of fire and rescue organizations.