PCC/ CCOG / FP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 231

Course Number:
FP 231
Course Title:
Aircraft Crash Rescue Practices
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Studies current techniques of aircraft firefighting and rescue, principles associated with aircraft design and mock situations involving varieties of aircraft disasters.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is required for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards
and Accreditation Board subjects for #35-13. This course is transferable to a degree program in Fire Service Administration at Western
Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.


Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Describe the role of a company officer within the fire department
    and describe the typical organizational structure found in the fire
    service.
  • Describe how a group of individuals interact while working as
    a group and how leadership styles influence group behavior.
  • Describe the elements of management in an organization and
    demonstrate problem solving techniques and the counseling of
    individuals.
  • Identify elements of a typical fire department organization and
    how it relates to other agencies.
  • Demonstrate proper completion of required state and local fire
    department reports and forms.
  • Describe fire ground operations, strategy and tactics, and
    different attack modes.


Course Activities and Design

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration and discussion format.  Other instructional methods including
guest speakers, research papers, book and journal article reviews, written and oral reports, demonstrations, simulations, and presentations
may be employed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discus the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for
assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided.  Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, simulations, demonstrations, and classroom participation.


Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Describe the role of a company officer within the fire department
    and describe the typical organizational structure found in the fire
    service.
  • Describe how a group of individuals interact while working as
    a group and how leadership styles influence group behavior.
  • Describe the elements of management in an organization and
    demonstrate problem solving techniques and the counseling of
    individuals.
  • Identify elements of a typical fire department organization and
    how it relates to other agencies.
  • Demonstrate proper completion of required state and local fire
    department reports and forms.
  • Describe fire ground operations, strategy and tactics, and
    different attack modes.