Certificate of Completion in Fire Officer Leadership

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Fire Officer Leadership

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Behavioral Science and Human Services


Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer Leadership program can be used by professional firefighters for promotions and salary advancement within the Fire Services. The program will provide courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, and human resource management.

Admission Criteria

Formal application and acceptance into the program or permission of Program Director.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Describe the management of fire personnel as it pertains to their selection, discipline, recruitment, and probation.
  2. Describe the methods of attacking, controlling and extinguishing various types of fires.
  3. Describe the rules and responsibilities of the Incident Commander in managing various types of major emergencies.
  4. Describe methods for managing major emergencies, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, and medical incidents.
  5. Describe fire science personnel functions, including recruitment and selection, discipline, evaluation, and supervision of fire service personnel.
  6. Explain the methods of providing for firefighter safety and the reaction of various types of construction to fire and heat.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Fire Officer Leadership (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125813).

Major: 5420N
First Term: 2018 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 15
CIPS code: 43.0203
SOC codes: 33-1021.01
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - GC, MC, PV, PC
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council:
Last Updated: 01/13/2020