Fire Science

Fire Science

  • Description: The Fire Science program offers career opportunities in forestry, insurance, state, county and local government along with local fire departments. (For fire department employment, a 240 hour non-credit technique of fire fighting program and a Civil Service exam are required.).
     
Fire Science Program Outcomes         
Program Measurements UsedResultsComparison DataContinuous Improvement
1. Apply principles of hydraulics, strategy, and tactics to fireground operations.
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
2. Employ safe work practices using recognized standards and regulations.
Employer surveyData being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined
3. Utilize fire service leadership techniques to regulate personnel management, control discipline, train staff, perform strategic planning, organize fireground operations, and coordinate emergency response activities.
Employer survey
Data being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined
4. Communicate effectively with coworkers, other emergency responders, governmental entities, the public, and the media.
Employer survey
Data being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined
5. Evaluate facilities to appraise code compliance and potential hazards, building construction issues, and presence of appropriate fire protection systems to help ensure life safety.
Employer survey
Data being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined
6. Educate others to reduce personnel and property loss by fire.
Employer survey
Data being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined
7. Apply fire investigation techniques to examine the scene, properly collect evidence, and document chain of custody.
Employer survey
Data being compiledLCCC Benchmark level of 80%To be determined

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