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FP – Fire Protection Outcomes

AAS - Fire Protection Technology AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
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.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply supervisory and managerial techniques 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 and enhance an organization’s ability to thrive in a diverse and changing environment.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
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.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
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.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
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.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Assess, examine, and reflect on personal professional competencies 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.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

ACERTP - Fire Protection Technology Less Than One-Year: Career Pathway Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Meet the fire?related performance objectives in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter I and II, which include: (a) Fire department communications (b) Fire ground operations (c) Rescue operations (d) Preparedness and maintenance
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Meet all the requirements of NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications at the Awareness level which include: (a) Recognition and identification (b) Initiate protective actions (c) Notification
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Meet all the requirements of NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications at the Operations level which include: (a) Identify potential hazards (b) Identify Action options (c) Action plan implementation (d) Emergency decontamination (e) Progress evaluation and reporting (f) Personal protective equipment (g) Product control
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence