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2021 - 2022 Catalog

Fire Science Technology - Fire & Industrial Loss Prevention Officer - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CTA.35732

As a student you will embrace a wide range of knowledge leading to the control or prevention of fire and the handling of hazardous materials. This program is designed for the entering college student, the professional fire fighter and persons employed in a broad range of occupations related to fire science and safety. Technical competency prepares you for managerial and leadership positions in municipal, industrial or business entities.

Fire & Industrial Loss Prevention Officer: As a loss prevention officer you will provide emergency response and security for sites including: medical, hazardous materials, fire, atmospheric sampling, and other duties. In addition, team members conduct audits on lockout tag-out operations, safe work permits, fire inspections, setting up confined space entries, establishing tie off points for fall protection, etc. You can take additional courses to obtain associate and baccalaureate degrees.

Total Semester Credits: 7

Winter First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 11

Total Semester Credits: 6

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Credits: 36


  1. * A “C” (2.0) minimum grade is required in all courses except COM and ENG.
  2. Academic credit for past training (credit by training) may be granted for State certified training. Contact the Fire Science Coordinator for information on credit for past training, call (989)686-9020 or email firesci@delta.edu.
  3. Two-thirds of total credits for the certificate (24 cr) must be earned at Delta College.
  4. Students enrolling in FST 111 and FST 112 are required to enroll in FST 211 and obtain instructors permission. FST 111 is a prerequisite for FST 112 and FST 211, which are taken concurrently. Successful completion of FST 111, FST 112, and FST 211 enables students to apply for and take the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council state exam for Fire Fighter I & II certification. Credit toward these courses may be granted to students with previous fire fighter certification. Contact the Fire Science Coordinator for registration assistance, call (989)686-9020 or email firesci@delta.edu.

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