FP - Fire Protection Technology Outcomes

AAS: Fire Protection Technology

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

      1. Use an understanding of emergency services organizational structures at the local, state, and national level to develop, implement, and maintain programs that are designed to meet the needs of the organization and the community.
      2. Enhance an organization’s ability to thrive in a diverse and changing environment by carrying out supervisory and managerial responsibilities in a manner that reflects professional standards, ethics, and social responsibility during emergency and non-emergency operations and respond to current trends, technologies, and socioeconomic and political factors that impact the emergency services.
      3. Strengthen organizational effectiveness by using an understanding of the history, current practices, and legal aspects of human resources standards to make effective on-the-job supervisory and managerial decisions and facilitating effective work relationships and resolving conflicts in a diverse workplace with skillful application of a broad range of communication skills.
      4. Respond to the needs of diverse customer base in times of emergencies, in prevention and preparation of emergencies and recovery from emergency events by applying problems solving skills with a variety of customer service strategies.
      5. Implement strategies and procedures and work safely in the emergency services environment by applying a proper understanding of procedures developed to ensure the reduction of line of duty injuries and deaths.
      6. Assess, examine, and reflect on personal professional competences and beliefs and how these impact and relate to the emergency services environment and actively build skills by identifying assessing, and taking advantage of learning opportunities that contribute to personal and professional growth in a supervisory or managerial role. 11.2012

Certificate: Fire Protection Technology

  • Students who complete this certificate should be able to: meet the fire‐related performance objectives in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I and II, which include:
    • (a) Perform duties safely and effectively in accordance with the fire department organizational structure.
    • (b) Communicate effectively with the general public, crew members, supervisors, and other emergency responders.
    • (c) Operate safely and effectively on an emergency scene.
    • (d) Perform prevention, preparedness, and maintenance activities related to reducing the loss of life and property due to fire through hazard identification, inspection, and response readiness.
  • Students who complete this certificate should be able to meet all the requirements of NFPA 472, Standard for Competencies of responders to Hazardous Material/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents which include:
    • (a) Recognize the presence of the hazardous materials/WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the scene. (Awareness)
    • (b) Respond to hazardous materials/WMD incidents for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, and property from the effects of the release. (Operations) 01.2012