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Fire Service Management


Program Offered

Fire Service Management A.A.S.
The Fire Service Management A.A.S. is perfect for current fire service company officers and for firefighters who are preparing to challenge promotional tests. The core courses are comprised of the Office of State Fire Marshal's Fire Officer 1 and 2 courses.

Program Coordinator: Andy Hufnagl, M.S., B.S., A.A.S.

Office Location: T712

Telephone: (708) 608-4404

Fax: (708) 974-0185

hufnagl@morainevalley.edu

The Fire 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.

Program Vision
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 level.

Program Mission
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.

Objectives
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 (NFPA) Standards.

Strategies
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 48-hour class.

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..

Tactics
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.

 
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