2021-2022 College Catalog

Firefighter II TCC

Firefighter II TCC (Major Code: FF21)

Program Description

The Fire Fighter II Technical Certificate of Credit builds upon skills and knowledge acquired in the Fire Fighter I certificate and parallels the Advanced Fire Fighter Curriculum developed by the Georgia Fire Academy.

Graduates will be tested and certified at the National Professional Qualifications level and receive NPQ-II certification. Program graduates receive a Fire Fighter II Technical Certificate of Credit.

Certifying Agency: Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council 1000 Indian Springs Dr., Forsyth, Georgia 31029-9599

Career Information

Occupation

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 8.3% nationally and 26.8% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $46,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Additional Program Admissions Requirements

Must be 18 years of age

Blood and Airborne Pathogens

Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens.

These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Program Contact Information

Corbett Davis

Program Coordinator, EMT, AEMT, Fire, Paramedics

Academic Building D1108C

404-225-44699

codavis@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms
Program Credit Hours: 13
Estimated Program Cost: $2,624

Course Outline

 

Occupational Courses (13 Credits)

FRSC 1050Fire and Life Safety Educator I

3

FRSC 1060Fire Prevention, Preparedness and Maintenance

3

FRSC 1070Introduction to Technical Rescue

4

FRSC 1080Fireground Operations

3

Total Credit Hours: 13

 

Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will be able to show skills related to systematic and careful procedures used to respond to fires.
2. The graduate will be able to show skills related to duties when not responding to fires and other emergencies.
3. The graduate will be able to show skills related to becoming a competent member of a firefighting team.