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Decision Making for Initial Company Officers

Decision Making For Initial Company Officers

Course Objective: To develop the decision-making skills needed by company officers to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to make good management decisions that have a favorable impact on the eventual outcome of an incident.

Course Description: Major topics covered in the course are the NIMS, fire ground management, fire ground decision-making, size-up, building construction types, and burn time considerations.

Methods of instruction: Lecture, discussion, audio/visual material, individual activities, small group activities, demonstration, and simulations.