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Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations W0455

Training Specialist


Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.5

ACE recommendation


In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science or fire technology.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-day course is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers (COs) responsible for managing the operations of 1 or more companies during structural firefighting operations. This course is designed to develop the management skills needed by COs to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0455.pdf PDF 219KB
Course Syllabus: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0455.pdf PDF 135KB

Senior firefighters who may at times assume the responsibilities of the CO (National Fire Protection Association 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Level II).

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.

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 11 - 12, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland Scott Cathy
Captain
NH Fire Academy
603-223-4223
scott.cathy@dos.nh.gov
CCP
March 25 - 26, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland Mark Waters
Program Planner
Connecticut Fire Academy
860-608-5437
mark.waters@ct.gov
CCP