Strat & Tact Initial CO (NFA)

NFA055 – 14.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

NFA logoThis 2-day course is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers (COs) responsible for managing the operations of 1 or more companies during structural firefighting operations. This course is designed to develop the management skills needed by COs to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook opens in a new tab for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines. 

You will need your FEMA SID # the first day of course. 

To obtain a SID 

  1.  Register at 
  2. Select “Need a FEMA SID?” on the right side of the screen. 
  3. Follow the instructions to create your account. 
  4. You will receive an email with your SID. Save this number in a secure location. 

Attendance Requirements

To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and successfully complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and pass the end of course exam to receive course completion. During the course, your instructor will review additional requirements. 

ICS 100, 200, and Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are available through NFA Online.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • a. The Analytical Size-up Process.
  • b. Fire confinement, exposure.
  • c. Rescue, ventilation, support and overhaul.
  • d. Water supply, fixed fire protection systems, and salvage.

Suggested Audience

All emergency response and public personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form. ESTI Extension Course Request

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]