Fire Service Management
Service Operations A.A.S. is ideal for students who wish to become
firefighters or firefighters who are currently working in the career. The core
courses are comprised of the Office of State Fire Marshal's Firefighter-Basic
(FIS-215 through 219) and the Hazardous Materials Awareness and Technical Rescue
Awareness Course (FIS-116) and the Hazardous Materials Operations Course
(FIS-204). For more information on this program please visit the
Fire Service Operations webpage.
To be able to make decisions based on what we
believe are consistent with the goals of our organization, but also bold enough
to raise the basic level of competency and challenge to the next attainable
To provide an educational experience for fire
service personnel that will allow them the necessary competency for initial
employment experiences and to provide those necessary educational skills for
successful promotional opportunities.
To raise skills literacy competency at all levels.
To develop positive and successful group skills. To attain and maintain
equivalency with the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Guidelines. To
attain and maintain equivalency with the National Fire Academy (NFA) Guidelines.
To attain and maintain equivalency with the National Fire Protection Association
To require an additional 8 hours of class time to the basic 40 hours for a total
of 48 hour. To include a research component for each class to solve the literacy
component. To require that each instructor in the Fire Service Management
Program include a minimum of one group research and presentation project in each
To develop a curriculum committee with the task
of evaluating all Fire Service Management classes to include all necessary OSFM,
NFA, and NFPA guidelines and to revise the curriculum as necessary..
To pilot test all new classes for one semester with an evaluation committee and
class evaluations. To evaluate all instructors to require the necessary
experience and background for the new classes.