This course introduces you to strategy and tactics in a leadership role and examines how to implement them at the Emergency Response Team Leader level. The course activities place emphasis on a higher level of tactical decision-making necessary to safely operate effectively and efficiently with available resources.
Emphasis is placed on building high-performance teams, reading fire ground factors, using master streams to minimize personnel exposures, and increasing operational efficiencies on the firefighting scene. The course includes hands-on and practical exercises using various firefighting projects.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Also, requires the Fire Chief/Training Officer's signature on the prerequisite verification (included on the Annual Fire Training School registration form).
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
- Office attire for classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
NFPA 1081 Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade Training or equivalent training.
TopicsAdvanced Tactical Operations+Preplanning, Strategy, and Tactics+Resource Management+High-volume Water Streams+Foam Operations+Live-fire Evolutions+Chemistry of Fire
All industrial emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.
Potential attendees could include:
- Plant operators
- Plant maintenance
- Laboratory personnel
- Electricians/Instrumentation techs
- Security personnel
- Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Course size limit
Annual Fire Training School registration information