Location: Williston Fire Department
Orientation Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
Week 1: April 8, 10, 12 (0830 - 1700)
Week 2: April 22, 24, 26 (0830 - 1700)
Week 3: May 6, 8, 10 (0830 - 1700)
Week 4: May 20, 22, 24 (0830 - 1700)
Week 5: June 3, 5, 7 (0830 - 1700)
Written Test date: June 10 (0900 - 1300) - Tentative
Final Project Review date: June 17 (0900 - 1300) - Tentative
Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2019 by 4:00 PM. Space is limited to a maximum of 20 students. A General Admission application can be found here.
Current National Certification in Firefighter II
Current National Certification in Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I
NIMS Certification: ICS-100 and ICS-200
This program provides current and aspiring Fire Officers timely information that aids in the performance as a company officer. This educationally sound, objective-based course addresses and complies with the National Fire Protection Association Standard, NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition.
Topics covered include developing the proper mind set, accountability and responsibility, cultural diversity, safety and wellness, crew resource management, public relations, functional leadership, incident command, affirmative action issues, budgeting process, strategic planning, and strategy and tactics.
The program also includes a project evaluation component where the participants complete a number of applied studies projects on assigned topics based on their own fire departments protocol, policies, and practices. An additional 40 to 80 hours of independent program work is required in addition to the program hours listed above.
Program work requires the use of a computer and students will need to submit assignments electronically.
Attendance at every class meeting is mandatory for successful completion of this program.