In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire administration.
This two-day course is designed to develop the managerial, administrative and leadership skills necessary for the first time fire chief and chief officer who desire a leadership position in their department. This course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a fire chief.
Topics covered include:
Local politics and the role of the chief officer.
Liability and risk management.
Resources and items of knowledge needed to become a first time leader in a new position in his or her agency.