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Fire Protection Technology

Fire Protection Technology Logo如果你想把你的消防员生涯提升到一个新的水平, the Fire Protection Technology program is the program for you. Whether you are just beginning your career as a firefighter, or you’ve been in the field for years, this program is designed to prepare you for advancement opportunities. You will gain knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, 以及与消防社区和消防行业相关的领导领域.

该计划的课程将涵盖许多主题,包括防火和安全, public education, building construction, fire ground strategies and tactics, 以及适用于应急服务管理的地方政府财政和法律. Upon completing the program, you will also understand fire characteristics and the structural consequences of fire; risk assessment and management; and relevant research, communications, and leadership methodologies.

[A55240]

Some courses for this A.A.S program are offered in CE and then transferred to CU. 学生可能有资格获得体验式学习的课程学分. Courses for this program are offered in 8-week and/or 16-week terms.

First Year: Fall Semester (16 Semester Hours Credit)

  • ACA 111 - College Student Success OR ACA 122 - College Transfer Success
  • ENG 111 - Expository Writing
  • CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers
  • FIP 120 - Introduction to Fire Protection
  • FIP 124 - Fire Prevention and Public Education
  • FIP 136 - Inspections and Codes

First Year: Spring Semester (15 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 132 - Building Construction
  • FIP 152 - Fire Protection Law
  • FIP 220 - Fire Fighting Strategies
  • FIP 240 - Fire Service Supervision
  • MAT 110 - Mathematical Measurement & Literacy OR MAT 143* - Quantitative Literacy

First Year: Summer Semester (6 Semester Hours Credit)

  • ENG 114 - Professional Research & Reporting OR ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline
  • FIP 221 - Advanced Fire Fighting Strategies

Second Year: Fall Semester (15 Semester Hours Credit)

Second Year: Spring Semester (13 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 146 - Fire Protection Systems
  • FIP 232 - Hydraulics & Water Distribution
  • HUM* - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
  • SOC* - Social/Behavioral Science Elective

Total Semester Hours Credit: 65

*Students wishing to transfer should take MAT 143 or higher. HUM 115 is the recommended Humanities/Fine Arts elective. PSY 150 or SOC 210 is the recommended Social/Behavioral Science elective.

[C55240 & C55240HS]

该证书课程的部分课程在CE提供,然后转移到CU. 学生可能有资格获得体验式学习的课程学分. Courses for this program are offered in 8-week and/or 16-week terms.

First Year: Fall Semester (6 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 120 - Introduction to Fire Protection
  • FIP 124 - Fire Prevention & Public Education

First Year: Spring Semester (6 Semester Hours Credit)

Total Semester Hours Credit: 12

[C55240OP]

该证书课程的部分课程在CE提供,然后转移到CU. 学生可能有资格获得体验式学习的课程学分. Courses for this program are offered in 8-week and/or 16-week terms.

First Year: Fall Semester (8 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 120 - Introduction to Fire Protection
  • FIP 230 - Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I

First Year: Spring Semester (10 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 132 - Building Construction
  • FIP 146 - Fire Protection Systems
  • FIP 232 - Hydraulics & Water Distribution

Total Semester Hours Credit: 18

[C55240SV]

该证书课程的部分课程在CE提供,然后转移到CU. 学生可能有资格获得体验式学习的课程学分. Courses for this program are offered in 8-week and/or 16-week terms.

First Year: Fall Semester (6 Semester Hours Credit)

  • EPT 140 - Emergency Management
  • FIP 124 - Fire Prevention & Public Education

First Year: Spring Semester (10 Semester Hours Credit)

Total Semester Hours Credit: 16

[C55240SV]

该证书课程的部分课程在CE提供,然后转移到CU. 学生可能有资格获得体验式学习的课程学分. Courses for this program are offered in 8-week and/or 16-week terms.

First Year: Fall Semester (6 Semester Hours Credit)

First Year: Spring Semester (9 Semester Hours Credit)

First Year: Summer Semester (3 Semester Hours Credit)

  • FIP 221 - Advanced Fire Fighting Strategies

Total Semester Hours Credit: 18

体验式学习的学分是一个获得大学学分的机会,你在消防服务期间获得的证书. 官方成绩单必须在授予大学学分之前提交并批准(例如:NC I级) & II认证消防员认证= FIP 120 -消防入门3个学期学分).

以下是有资格获得体验式学习学分的认证及其相应的学分课程:

  • OSFM Firefighter I & II
    • FIP-120 Intro to Fire Protection
  • OSFM Fire & Life Safety Educator I, II, & III
    • FIP-124 Fire Prevention & Public Education
  • Certified Fire Investigator
    • FIP-128 Detection & Investigation
  • NC Fire Inspector Level I (Standard Certification)
    • FIP-136 Inspections and Codes
  • OSFM Fire Instructor I & II
    • FIP-224 Instructional Methodology
  • Continuing Education Chemistry of Hazmat
    • FIP-230 Chemistry of Hazmat
  • OSFM Fire Officer I & II
    • FIP-240 Fire Service Supervision

申请FIP课程学分需要提供官方文件,如OSFM成绩单.

在RCC,十大网赌排行榜希望在没有经济困难的情况下完成学位. 继续教育(CE)到课程(CU)课程是一种通过免学费获得消防技术学位的大学学分的方法. 如果你是北卡州消防部门的成员,并且在他们的州名册上, 你是“学费豁免”,并有资格获得最多15个学期学分的课程(五门课程). To receive credit, the Continuing Education courses must be taken at RCC.

以下是RCC的继续教育课程,包括在这个选项中:

Advanced Fire Fighting Strategies
  • CE Course: FIP-4728DBX
  • CU Course: FIP-221
Fire Fighting Strategies
  • CE Course: FIP-4728DCX
  • CU Course: FIP-220
Local Government Finance
  • CE Course: FIP-4728DDX
  • CU Course: FIP-228
Fire Service Supervision
  • CE Course: FIP-4728DEX
  • CU Course: FIP-240
Managing Fire Services
  • CE Course: FIP-4728DFX
  • CU Course: FIP-276 

成功完成消防技术课程后,学生应能够:

  • Demonstrate effective and professional communication skills.
  • 展示适当的评估策略,以减少消防管理的风险.
  • 应用当地政府有关消防和应急服务管理的财政和法律.
  • 运用领导方法管理和监督消防服务.

应用科学消防技术副学士学位课程需要技术和专业知识,这些知识将需要做出与消防有关的决策. To effectively train fire service professionals, 某些功能的表现被纳入整个程序. 学生需要在学习过程中熟练掌握这些功能. The essential functions include:

  1. Critical Thinking: ability sufficient to gather relevant information, interpret data, recognize problems, and use a process to make informed, independent decisions that show good judgment.
  2. 人际交往能力:与同事和客户有足够的人际交往能力, function and contribute as part of a team, be accountable for self and others, and maintain appropriate hygiene for an office environment. 例如,在团队项目中与其他成员有效互动的能力.
  3. Communication Skills: speak and write English; listen and comprehend written and spoken words; and communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
  4. Mobility: mobility that is appropriate for a classroom setting is needed. 例如,学生应该有足够的活动能力,可以在教室里反复地坐着和站着.
  5. 运动能力:运动能力足以长时间静坐.
  6. 手灵巧度:手灵巧度足以应付电脑工作/键盘输入.
  7. 听力:能够听到近距离(距离观察者几英尺内)的声音. For example, 在课堂上,学生应该能够听到老师或其他学生的话并作出回应.
  8. 视力:能以正常或矫正视力看东西,并能忍受在室内人工光源和电脑屏幕的眩光下工作.
  9. 触觉:进行需要使用手和手臂的身体活动的能力. For example, 学生应具备操作电脑和其他办公设备所需的手指和手的灵活性.
  10. Cognitive: ability to use logic and reason; attention to detail; and short-term and long-term memory skills. For example, 学生应该有能力记住学期前一周课堂上讲过的概念.
  11. 倾听——足够的倾听技巧,能够充分注意别人在说什么, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. 例如,学生应该能够与教师和同学进行适当的互动.
  12. 更新和使用相关知识:在技术上保持最新,并将新知识应用于专业.
  13. 阅读理解:理解与工作相关的书面文件中的句子和段落. For example, students should be able to read a technical manual.
  14. 设备维护:对设备进行日常维护的能力,并确定何时需要进行何种维护. 例如,学生应该能够执行设备的定期预防性维护.
  15. 身体技能:具备在各种天气条件下执行消防技能的能力, dexterity to perform these tasks while wearing full PPE.
  16. Monitoring: ability sufficient to monitor/assess performance of yourself, others, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. For example, being able to recognize or detect unsafe conditions.

Fire Service Pathway

Wherever you are on your educational journey, and whatever your career goal in fire service may be, we have the completion pathway that is right for you. Click on the image below to see your options!

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Contact Us!

Have more questions about the Fire Protection Technology Program? We're here to help.

Robert King
Department Head, Fire Protection Technology
rbking@hxpzlm.com
336-633-0128