The Fire Chief Certification will prepare students currently employed in fire science occupations to qualify for promotions such as to Battalion Chief and higher. This training utilizes curricula developed by the California Fire Service Training and Education System (CFSTES, the training branch of the California State Fire Marshall) and meets California Board of Fire Services standards. Certification as a CSFM Fire Officer provides in-service fire personnel the ability to promote and advance in their careers and may provide for educational pay incentives.
| Required Courses: 22 units
|FIRE B50a||Fire Command 2-Command Tactics at Major Fires 2.0|
|FIRE B50b||Fire Command 2b-Scene Management at Major Incidents 2.0|
|FIRE B50c||Fire Command 2c-High Rise Fire Tactics 2.0|
|FIRE B50d||Fire Command 2d-Management of Large-Scale Disasters 2.0|
|FIRE B50e||Fire Command 2e-Wildland Fire Tactics 2.0|
|FIRE B50f||Fire Management 2a-Organizational Development and Human Relations 2.0|
|FIRE B50g||Fire Management 2b-Finance and Business Management for Chief Officers 2.0|
|FIRE B50h||*Fire Management 2c-Computer Application for the Fire Service 2.0|
|FIRE B50i||Fire Management 2d-Master Planning 2.0|
|FIRE B50j||Fire Management 2e-Staff Assignments and Line Functions 2.0|
|FIRE B50k||*Fire Investigation 2.0|
| *Courses are offered from State Fire Marshall's Office only.