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Incident Command for Highrise Operations W0321

Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type

2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

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

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-day course is designed to assist emergency response officers who have responsibility for managing highrise incidents. Course content includes organizing resources, developing strategies and managing tactical operations to protect life and minimize damage during an incident.

Students attending should have:

  • Working knowledge of basic Incident Command System (ICS) organization.
  • Working knowledge of strategy and tactics for structural firefighting.
  • Knowledge of building construction.
  • Understanding of the type of building systems existing in highrise buildings.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Course Syllabus: PDF 91.4KB

Anyone who would serve as a company officer/chief officer in communities that have highrise buildings.

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.