Incident Command for Highrise Operations

Incident Command for Highrise Operations

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  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/25
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  • In the vocational certificate or lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Medical Services Administration, or Emergency Management.

American Council on Education (ACE)
  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

This course is designed to assist emergency response officers who have responsibility for managing highrise incidents. This includes organizing resources, developing strategies, and managing tactical operations to protect life and to minimize damage during an incident. Students attending should have a working knowledge of basic Incident Command System organization; working knowledge of strategy and tactics for structural firefighting; knowledge of building construction; and understanding of the type of building systems existing in highrise buildings.