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Company Officer 2C

COMPANY OFFICER 2C-Fire Inspections and Investigation for Company Officers

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This California State Fire Marshal certified course provides information on conducting inspections, identifying hazards and addressing violations, performing a fire investigation to determine preliminary cause and securing the incident scene and preserving evidence. This course is intended for practicing firefighters seeking advancement to the company officer level.

DATES: November 15-19, 2021. 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 3A (classroom door is on the East end of the Palomar College Public Saftey Administration building (Sheriff’s station)).

REGISTRATION: Prior to registering, please obtain a student ID number (nine digit number only; you do not need a physical ID card) on 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: Jason Nalion, Fire Marshal City of San Marcos, Adjunct Faculty with Palomar College (

PREREQUISITE:    Meet the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Fire Officer, 3rd Edition. Jones and Bartlett, 2015. ISBN 9781284068368.

Company Officer 2C Registration

  • If you do not have a Palomar Student ID, you may obtain one by applying to Palomar College from the main website,
  • 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 (CSFM FFII certificate OR employee record OR letter from agency attesting to years as a fire fighter).
    Max. file size: 195 MB.