Introduction to EMS Leadership

This program is a 6-hour course designed to provide the EMS provider with the tools necessary to become an effective EMS officer, leader, or mentor in today’s EMS environment. Topics include leadership skills, problem solving, communication skills, motivational techniques, and related topics. Attendance at all 6 hours is required for successful course completion. Course Length: […]

ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operations First Responders

This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently using the Incident Command System in supervisory roles on expanding or Type 3 incidents. The course unit topics include ICS fundamentals review, incident/event assessment, unified command, incident resource management, planning process, demobilization, transfer of command, and closeout. Course Length: 24 HoursPre-Requisite: ICS 700* & ICS […]

Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Operations (STICO)

This course is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers responsible for managing the operation of one or more companies during structural firefighting operations.  It is designed to develop the management skills needed by Company Officers to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. Each session will review scene size-up, conditions on arrival, initial actions […]

Introduction to Fire Officer

This is the first course in the Fire Officer series, addressing the Fire Officer I job performance requirements of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.  Topics include assuming the role of company officer, leadership, supervision and management, fire department communications, the company officer’s role in safety, emergency response and size-up, strategy & tactics […]

Fire Officer I

This second course in the Fire Officer series continues to examine the transition from firefighter to supervisor, further addressing the Fire Officer I job performance requirements of NFPA 1021.  Topics include dynamics, information management and budgets, company level training, public education, community relations and labor relations, pre-incident planning, crew resource management, and strategy and tactics […]