Basic Fire Company Officer

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Basic Fire Company Officer Technical certificate of Credit program is conducted in cooperation with the Georgia Fire Academy and Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training to ensure graduates have the skills, knowledge and credentials to serve as firefighters in paid and volunteer fire departments. Those students successfully completing the program will graduate from Savannah Technical College with a Basic Fire Company Officer Technical Certificate of Credit, will be certified as a Basic Fire Company Officer by the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Center, and will receive a Basic Fire Company Officer National Professional Qualification Certification Application. Completion and submission of the application to NPQ will result in Basic Fire Company Officer Certification by NPQ at no additional cost to the graduate.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER® or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26