Looking to be a Fire Officer? Couch Courses offers the best continuing education fire courses, fire certification requirements, and professional fire development resources online.
One of the most popular fire courses we offer is Company Officer.
What does the Company Officer course curriculum teach?
The Company Officer course is designed to assist current and aspiring fire officers in solving various problems and situations they will come across in the fire service as an officer. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organizational and administrative processes, leadership styles, communication types, and other management theories.
What does taking Company Officer achieve?
This course is a requirement for Fire Officer I Certification. Students who meet the job performance requirements, demonstrate requisite skills, and possess the knowledge set forth in this class are one step closer to receiving the respective Fire Officer Certificate of Competency from the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training. Click here to find the required courses for certificates they offer at BFST Courses and Certifications.
Can Company Officer coursework be used as college credit?
Yes! Couch Courses proudly partners with Columbia Southern University. Through this partnership, all Couch Courses offerings can qualify as secondary-education course credits. This means that your online courses easily convert to higher education credits from CSU. As such, they are transferrable for college credits toward your associate’s or bachelor’s degree at CSU. Currently, ATPC2720 Company Officer will transfer and convert to a 3-hour credit for satisfaction in Program Electives/Open Electives at CSU.
CSU also offers Couch Courses students a Learning Partner Tuition Discount of 10% and an application fee waiver ($25.00 value currently).
What else does Couch Courses offer?
Simple, the path to Supplemental Compensation! If you’re a firefighter in Florida and you’re working toward your bachelor’s or associate degree within the state, you may qualify for the Firefighters Supplemental Compensation Program. Read more here.
Our website includes more information about these degree programs and discounts, as well as links to their applications, here.