F SC 150 Fire Service Career Preparation (2)
Lec-35, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Fire Science 150 includes the principles, procedures, and best practices for obtaining a job in the fire service. Strategies for success, career track planning, setting career goals, resume writing, and test taking and interview skills will be emphasized and put into practice during this course.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compare and contrast fire service organizations for potential career opportunities.
- Outcome 2: Identify and explain fields of interest or career paths within fire service organizations and develop a best practices plan for self-study and group study practices
- Outcome 3: Identify and describe educational and vocational training resources related to the fire service as part of a career educational plan
- Outcome 4: Interpret and identify fire service job announcements and job opportunities with minimum qualifications required
- Outcome 5: Distinguish the three major components of fire service entrance tests: the written test, the physical ability test and the oral board interview process, with emphasis on key areas of study for written testing
- Outcome 6: Identify and describe resources for nutrition and physical conditioning , oral board interview preparation, written application processing, and professional resume development
- Outcome 7: Organize a professional contacts list within the fire service in order to schedule fire station visits and ""ride-alongs,"" such as an Internship type program.