Preparation For Initial Company Operations

NFA041 – 16.00 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 logo The goal of the course is to clarify the role the Company Officer (CO) plays in the preparation and education of firefighters. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant 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 # 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 any additional requirements. 

ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Carrying the Safety Message into the Future
  • Mission Readiness
  • Communications
  • Sofa Super Store Fire Transcript
  • Building Construction and Fire Behavior Factors
  • Preincident Planning

Suggested Audience

All Emergency response and public personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Other Information

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

Contact Information

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