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Company Officer 2A

COMPANY OFFICER 2A-Human Resource Management for Company Officers

(CA State Certified)

 COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course provides information on the use of human resources to accomplish assignments. Topics include evaluating member performance; supervising personnel; and integrating health and safety plans, policies, and procedures into daily activities as well as the emergency scene. This course is intended for practicing firefighters seeking advancement to the company officer level.

DATES: October 26 – 30, 2020.  Monday through Friday 0800 – 1700 (40 HOURS)

LOCATION:  City of San Marcos Fire Training Facility / Palomar College Fire Academy, 182 Santar Place, San Marcos CA  92069. Classroom assignment to be determined, follow the signs.

REGISTRATION: Prior to registering, please obtain a student ID number (nine digit number only; you do not need a physical ID card) by applying to Palomar College from the main website ( When we confirm you have the prerequisites, you will be enrolled by Enrollment Services one week prior to the first day of class. You will be sent an email to prompt you to go to your myPalomar account and pay the appropriate fees.

You can skip the Palomar Student orientation as you are taking a Career, Technical, and Extended Education (CTEE) class for professional growth and development

COLLEGE FEES: $115.00 College registration fee (2.5 units), $19.00 Health Fee if this is your first class of the semester.

MATERIAL FEE: $140.00 Collected by Palomar College during registration process for California State Fire Marshal CFSTES class certification

INSTRUCTOR: Dave Miller, Retired Division Chief, Professor with Palomar College


Fire Officer, 3rd Edition. Jones and Bartlett. ISBN 9781284068368. Available at the Palomar College Bookstore or online

Pocket Guide to the Firefighter Procedural Bill of Rights Act.  Available through California Public Employee Relations:

 PREREQUISITE:    Meet the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II

Company Officer 2A Class Registration

  • If you do not have a Palomar Student ID, you may obtain one by applying to Palomar College from the main website,
  • Please check the boxes below regarding educational and textbook requirements. To meet the educational requirements for this course, you must possess a CSFM Fire Fighter II certificate, or have four (4) years as a career fire fighter or six (6) years as a volunteer fire fighter.
  • Upload proof of prerequisite here (e.g. ,CSFM FFII certificate, employee record, letter from agency attesting to length of years as a fire fighter).
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.