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Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Officer

FST 220

Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Officer

FST 220

Course Description

Meets the needs of company officers responsible for managing the operations of one or more companies during structural firefighting operations. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and selected skills for the management of one or more fire companies during fireground operations.

Objectives:

  • Define the relationship between priorities, strategy, tactics, and implementation in the command sequence.
  • Select appropriate ventilation tactics based upon identified ventilation principles and tactical considerstions.
  • Select and deploy appropriate resources required to support fire confinement and extinguishment.
  • Identify the principles of water supply tactics and size up considerations.
  • Identify and explain the activities required to support incident operations.
  • Use the communications model and command sequence in decision-making.