those who are seeking to improve knowledge, skill sets and abilities in achieving the Chief Officer Position
Company Officer Certification
California Chief Fire Officer Certificate
Complete all activities and formative test. Complete all summative test with a minimum of 80% correct.
Class dress is casual, but respectful and uniforms are okay as well. Please bring a laptop computer with you to class each day.
The NEW Chief Fire Officer Series classes beginning September of 2017
CLASSES DO NOT NEED TO BE TAKEN IN ORDER
The course topics are developed upon NFPA 1021 Standards for Fire Officer & NFPA 1051 Standards for Wildland Fire Officer. Therefore, it is critical that you take this from an instructor who will NOT read powerpoint slides to you. If you’re tired of paying a fee and getting a “B” for classes you attend and sitting through these classes where the instructor is not qualified to teach the topics of the class!
Then it is time for you to attend the Chief Fire Officer series taught by: AC Jose Velo SFFD
Chief Velo’s pragmatic style of instruction provides the “adult learner” with most down to earth and relevant information for the administration/supervision/management/leadership environments today. He provides you with the information you need to know, so that you can apply your new knowledge into your day-to-day duties. This class will improving your knowledge, skill sets and abilities for the Chief Officer position. If you’re looking to promote to the next level and be at the top of your promotional list then this class is for you!!
This course provides students with a basic knowledge of the human resources requirements related to the roles and responsibilities of a Chief Fire Officer including developing plans for providing employee accommodation, developing hiring procedures, establishing personnel assignments, describing methods of facilitating and encouraging professional development, developing an ongoing education training program, developing promotion procedures, developing proposals for improving employee benefits, and developing a measurable accident and injury prevention program.
NOTE: please bring a laptop computer with you each day of class. Student materials will be on a flash-drive.