Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services

Fire Officer III Program (Deputy Chief / Assistant Chief)


  • Hold the rank of Lieutenant for a period of 60 months or the rank of Captain or above
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800

This course meets the requirements set forth in N.F.P.A. 1021.

Fire Officer III Reference Material:

Chief Officer (4th edition) - IFSTA
ALL related CCFES manuals: SOPs, Employee, Civil Service Manual, etc


IFSTA Chief Officer, 4th edition chapter presentations, along with quizzes and tests

This page list the class projects / assignments that must be completed by students in the Fire Officer III program. All projects must be turned into the Training Academy before credit for the program is given. This portion of the program accounts for 25% of the total course grade.