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National Fire Academy

Instructional Hours: 16.00

Course Description:

This course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency response situations. A specific focus on operations within the Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer is the main theme. Students will practice use of the Incident Command System in coordination with other public safety responders. As a follow-up to ICS-100 and ICS-200 training, this course will present scenarios requiring responders to structure their EMS resources within the guidance of NIMS ICS, as appropriate to the needs of the different incident types. Through simulation and role-playing, students will demonstrate the implementation of EMS components in an ICS system at medium- or large-sized incidents.

Instructional Hours: 44.00

ACE Code: FESSC

Objective: To provide the emergency responder with an introduction to the tactical considerations and techniques for rescue in collapsed structures and similar situations.

Outcome: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will understand the recommendations of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the operations of technical rescue teams.

Instruction: Major topics covered in the course include FEMA responsibilities, OSHA compliance, incident command system, confined space search and rescue, emergency medical services, hazardous materials, specialized equipment and tools, logistical support, and state of the art techniques for search and rescue. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom activities, use of audio/visual materials, and an 8-hour simulated building collapse exercise with class members functioning as the technical rescue team with local support.

Prerequisites:
The prerequisites for this course are Protective Envelope and Foam, Pre-Emergency Response Training, Firefighter I or equivalent.

The information for this course has not yet been constructed. Please check back soon. If you need information regarding this course or information regarding specific class schedules, please contact your District Training Coordinator.

Instructional Hours: 12.00

ACE Code: LIIISFSSNFA


Course Description:

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of basic leadership skills related to supervision of personnel.

Instructional Hours: 12.00

Course Description:

Designed to meet the needs of the company officer, this course provides the student with basic skills and tools needed to perform effectively as a leader in the fire service environment. This Leadership course addresses ethics, use and abuse of power at the company-officer level, creativity in the fire service environment, and managing the multiple role of the company officer.

Instructional Hours: 12.00

Course Description:

Designed to meet the needs of the company officer, this course provides the participant with the basic skills and tools needed to perform effectively as a leader in the fire service environment. This Leadership course addresses techniques and approaches to problem-solving, identifying and assessing the needs of the company officer's subordinates, running meetings effectively in the fire service environment, and decision-making for the company officer.

The information for this course has not yet been constructed. Please check back soon. If you need information regarding this course or information regarding specific class schedules, please contact your District Training Coordinator.

 

The information for this course has not yet been constructed. Please check back soon. If you need information regarding this course or information regarding specific class schedules, please contact your District Training Coordinator.

 

Instructional Hours: 16.00

ACE Code: ISONFA

Course Description:

 

The students will be able to identify and analyze safety concerns as they relate to all-hazards scene evaluation, and communicate recommended solutions to the command authority.

This course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency response situations. A specific focus on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer is a main theme.

Instructional Hours: 18.00

Course Description:

To reduce firefighter death and injury by addressing concerns when operating on structural fires.

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