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2019-2020


Fire Protection Technology (55240) CIP 43.0201

Last updated on June 28, 2019, 9:23 a.m.

The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and leadership areas necessary for advancement within the fire protection community and related firefighting industries, and to provide currently employed firefighters with knowledge and skills often required for promotional consideration.

Course work includes diverse fire protection subject areas, including fire prevention and safety, public education, building construction, fire ground strategies and tactics, and local government finance and laws, as they apply to emergency services management. Emphasis includes understanding fire characteristics and the structural consequences of fire; risk assessment and management; and relevant research, communications, and leadership methodologies.

Employment opportunities exist with fire departments, governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, and educational organizations.


Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits


Additional Information:

ACADEMIC PLANS:

A55240 AASD55240 DiplomaC55240LM Fire Service Leadership and Management CertificateC55240HR Human Relations in Fire and Government CertificateC55240SH Supervision and HR CertificateC55240FH Firefighter Health and Wellness Certificate


Notes:

For additional information regarding this program, contact the director, Lee Ennis, lee.ennis@rccc.edu.


Faculty Mentors:

Lee Ennis Chair