Fire Officer I

FOP110 - 45.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed for the first-line company officer/supervisor. The Fire Officer I course satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 1021), Chapter 4 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), and State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA).  This course is NOT for Pro Board Certification.

It is designed around classroom lectures and group exercises to improve your abilities to manage a single fire company. This includes responsibilities such as the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP), personnel management and mentoring, and community relations.

Schedule

  • Details
    7/21/2019 - 7/26/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  FOP110  2
    $645.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course is designed for the first-line company officer/supervisor. The Fire Officer I course satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 1021), Chapter 4 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), and State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA).  This course is NOT for Pro Board Certification.

It is designed around classroom lectures and group exercises to improve your abilities to manage a single fire company. This includes responsibilities such as the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP), personnel management and mentoring, and community relations.

Prerequisites

Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) requires TCFP Basic Firefighter or IFSAC Firefighter II and Instructor I Certification prior to scheduling the TCFP Fire Officer I Certification examination.

Course Completion Requirements

Textbook

IFSTA, Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th edition

Dress Code

Duty Uniform or business casual dress is required

Required for Class

  • Textbook
  • Laptop Computer
  • Thumb/Flash drive

Topics

Role of the Fire Officer+Public Relations+Recognizing & Managing Cultural Diversity+Safety & Wellness of Fire Service Personnel+Management within Organizational Structure+Community Awareness+Building Construction+Incident Command System (ICS)+Fire Officer Responsibilities in Compliance & Accountability+Fire Safety Education+Functional Leadership+Fire Cause Determination+Problem Solving+Performance Appraisals+Effective Communication Skills+Strategy & Tactics

Suggested Audience

  • Career Firefighters and Officer
  • Volunteer Firefighters and Officers

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

Class Hours

Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm 

Friday: 8am - until testing is complete

PPE

This course requires PPE Level 1 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.

You must wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.

You may not wear shorts, sleeveless shirts, or open-toed shoes to any class or field activity.

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School taught each March and July, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order please place the PO number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email annualschool@teex.tamu.edu.

Testing Policy - American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Contact Information

Jeff Rhoads

Training Manager
Phone: (866) 878-8900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

Transfers, cancellations, and refunds

Please read the TEEX Transfer and Cancellation Policy.

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