Incident Command for Highrise Operations F0321

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
2-Day Off-Campus
Continuing education units
1.4
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science or fire administration.

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.

Prerequisites

None

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?
April 4 - 5, 2020 El Paso, Texas

Tony Lenard
Manager, Region 2
TEEX/ESTI/Extension
830-370-9636
tony.lenard@teex.tamu.edu

Scott Matthews
Manager, Special Projects
TEEX/ESTI/Extension
979-204-2079
scott.matthews@teex.tamu.edu

Kevin Mende
Training Chief
El Paso Fire Department
915-212-5301
MendeKM@elpasotexas.gov

Course coordination plan
April 13 - 14, 2020 Charleston, West Virginia

Mark Lambert
Director
WVU Fire Academy
304-406-7479
mark.lambert@mail.wvu.edu

William Coles
Captain
Charleston Fire Department
304-348-8099
wm.coles@charlestonfire.com

Course coordination plan

Student comments

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