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Incident Command System

FST 301

Incident Command System

FST 301

Course Description

Focuses on the fire officer's and manager's responsibilities to use, deploy, implement, and/or function within a department Incident Command System. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate fundamental skills for management, sound judgment, and directing emergency operations in compliance with national and state standards.

Objectives:

  • Identify the need for an organized approach to management of emergency incidents
  • Identify laws and standards that require an incident command system
  • Identify the similarities between emergency incident and business management techniques
  • Describe the factors that affect emergency management, and list the components of an emergency management system
  • Identify responsibilities of the Incident Commander, Command Staff and function leaders within the emergency management system
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the major functions of an incident command system