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Preparation for Initial Company Operations S0458

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
Online-virtual
Continuing education units
1.6
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in firefighting operations or fire science.

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

This 2-day course is designed to develop a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Company Officers (COs) in preparing their company for incident operations and to clarify the transition from firefighter to CO and the new roles relating to leadership and safety.

This course is designed for COs, acting COs, or senior firefighters responsible for the management of a single fire company at an emergency incident, including those officers who are responsible for company readiness, personnel safety, and leadership as it relates to company operation.

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Upcoming offerings

April 28 - 29, 2021

May 15 - 16, 2021

May 17 - 18, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0458.pdf PDF
Click the link above for instructions to download the student manual.

Selection criteria

COs, acting officers, or senior firefighters who command a fire company during emergency operations.

Those officers who are responsible for maintaining skills and company readiness.

Prerequisites

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
April 28 - 29, 2021 Full
Apply May 15 - 16, 2021 Vacancies
Apply May 17 - 18, 2021 Vacancies
Apply May 20 - 21, 2021 Vacancies
Apply June 5 - 6, 2021 Vacancies
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Apply July 8 - 9, 2021 Vacancies