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Incident Command for Highrise Operations F0321

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire suppression or fire science.

This two-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 to minimize damage during an incident.

Students attending should have:

  • Working knowledge of basic Incident Command System 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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

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



Post-course requirements


Student comments

It is a critical aspect of our community and necessary for life safety and survival.