Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fireground Management for Small Career and Volunteer Departments : 12.00 Hours

Course Description

This class is designed to include every member of the fire service organization. Fire Ground Management or Incident Command is often thought to be targeted at Chief and Company level officers. This 12-hour class provides every participant with a working knowledge of "hands on" incident management with time tested management principles and an emphasis on workable communication skills. The first four hours deal with strategic and tactical priorities. The remainder of class provides the student experience in working as a command or company level officer in simulated fire ground activity. Delivery is best suited for back-to-back dates of instruction but can be arranged in 4-hour increments.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER OLSEN

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact CHRISTOPHER OLSEN or your regional representative.

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Upcoming Classes

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dalzell Sat, Dec 11 2021 -
Sat, Dec 11 2021

Applicable Credits

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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