Preparation for Initial Company Operations W0458

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
2-Day On-Campus
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 two-day course is designed to develop a better understanding of the role 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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

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

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
March 28 - 29, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

James A Graves
State Fire Training Director
Maine Fire Service Institute
207-844-2078
jgraves@smccme.edu

James A Graves
Director
Maine Fire Service Institute
207-844-2078
Jgarves@smccme.edu

Course coordination plan
July 25 - 26, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jack E Smith
Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-644-0523
jack.smith@com.state.oh.us

Scott Walker
Deputy Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-752-7119
Scott.walker@com.state.oh.us

Course coordination plan